My Justice First Fellowship: Brooke Toon

Brooke Toon is Justice First Fellow and trainee solicitor at Central England Law Centre. She spoke to Legal Voice about why she is so committed to social welfare law. Read more

Sanctions are being used as a punishment against vulnerable people: My Wigan Pier Story

In 1937, Orwell's book about poverty in Northern England shocked the country. In 2017 and 2018 the Daily Mirror retraced his route. On the way they stopped in Coventry and spoke to our Director about how our clients are being punished with sanctions and of her fears Universal Credit will push people further into poverty. Read more

Law Centre success in high court - Universal credit regulations ruled unlawful

We represented one of the claimants SXC in the case on 3 May 2019 at the High Court that ruled the Government’s Universal Credit managed migration regulations were unlawful on the basis that they discriminated against a particular group of severely disabled claimants. Read more

New Birmingham Law Society President helps her members raise money for Central England Law Centre

We are delighted that the incoming President of the Birmingham Law Society, Linden Thomas will lead its members in supporting Central England Law Centre (alongside Citizens Advice Birmingham) to increase access to justice for people in Birmingham. Her exciting programme of events will help members to raise money to increase access to justice for people in Birmingham. Read more