As a teenage parent I faced many situations that the law centre’s clients face. I was on benefits, homeless, and then went on to live in social housing. I experienced many abuses of power and studying law gave me confidence to stand up for myself.

I read a quote once that strong people stand up for themselves; even stronger people stand up for others. Being able to stand up for other people, some of whom are extremely vulnerable, makes me feel good.

Read Brooke's full interview on Legal Voice.