Hackney Community Law Centre (HCLC) has successfully represented a client in a judicial review claim against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).[Read More]
Hackney Community Law Centre has submitted formal evidence to the Independent Review of
Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting volunteers for the term 13 April to Friday 3 July 2020.[Read More]
Please note that Hackney Community Law Centre will be closed from Friday 20 December 2019 at 5pm and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020 @ 10.00am.
If you need urgent housing advice please contact the Shelter Helpline: 0808 800 4444.
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Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting volunteers for the term 30 September tor to Friday 20th December 2019.[Read More]
HACKNEY COMMUNITY LAW CENTRE is looking for an experienced welfare benefits specialist to join our team who meets the LAA supervisor standards. They will be expected to deliver a range of outreach, advice, casework, and representation services to Hackney residents, with a focus on the impact of Universal Credit. They will also be expected to provide money management and financial capability training to residents needing support. The intention is to provide clients with legal support which is as holistic as possible and which helps clients’ achieve sustainable improvements in their circumstances.
You will be expected to run a caseload and provide advocacy at the First Tier and Upper Tribunals.
You will be part of an award winning strong social welfare team. We have a public law contract and will also be looking to identify suitable cases for judicial review.[Read More]
Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting two legal interns for the term 8th April to 28th June 2019.[Read More]
HACKNEY COMMUNITY LAW CENTRE is recruiting a Triage Advice Worker/Administrator.
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Funded by the Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities programme this post is ideally suited to someone with an interest in social welfare law and who is committed to access to justice. The successful candidate will carry out a range of triage based work covering face to face and telephone advice but also work over a range of administrative tasks to support the Law Centre’s work. Due to the mix of responsibilities the post is unlikely to be suited to a person with interest in conducting legal casework exclusively.[Read More]
Hackney Community Law Centre (HCLC) is delighted to welcome Mark McDonald-Loncke to the Centre as our new Justice First Fellow! Mark applied to become a JFF at HCLC in the autumn of 2017. Interviews were held in November 2017 and Mark was selected.[Read More]
The 2016/17 Annual Report of the Hackney Community Law Centre has now been published![Read More]
Hackney Community Law Centre’s next Annual General Meeting will take place at 7pm on Monday 4th December 2017 at the Halkevi Community Centre, 31 - 33 Dalston Lane, Hackney, London E8 3DF[Read More]
We are delighted to announce that, with the help of students and pro bono staff from BPP Law School, our services to: a) help people with debt and consumer law problems; and b) help people fill out their Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Employment Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP) forms has reopened. Debt and consumer service To find out how to make an a... [Read More]
Kevin Long, one of HCLC's housing solicitors, has written a piece for The Guardian on the Grenfell Tower tragedy and the role of Homes and Communities Agency.[Read More]