HCLC In The News

 

The Voice – ‘The People’s Legal Eagle‘ – October 23 2014

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney law centre solicitor Diane Morrison wins prestigious award‘ – October 16 2014

 

Law Society Gazette – ‘Law Society excellence winners announced‘ – October 10 2014

 

The Law Society – ‘Winners of the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014‘ – October 10 2014

 

Law Centres Network – ‘Inspiring Hackney Law Centre lawyer wins excellence award‘ – October 10 2014

 

The Guardian – ‘Legal aid cuts: ‘The forgotten pillar of the welfare state’ – a special report‘ – September 25 2014

 

Good Advice Haringey – ‘Keithley’s story‘ – August 27 2014

 

New Law Journal – ‘Din test of homelessness upheld‘ – June 18 2014

 

One Man Film – ‘London Legal Walk 2014- The Justice Gap‘ – May 29 2014

 

Our Kingdom – ‘Rats in the lunchbox, mould in the mattress: living in squalor in London‘ – May 15 2014

 

Legal Aid Watch – ‘Legal Aid Watch meets: Mary-Rachel McCabe, legal reporter and trainee barrister‘ – April 28 2014

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney advice clinic’s founder Monika Sobiecki vents fury at legal aid cutbacks‘ – April 28 2014

 

Legal Aid Watch – ‘Law Centres under pressure from legal aid cuts‘ – April 14 2014

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Hackney law centre will host chief executive of the Refugee Council at AGM on Monday‘ – February 24 2014

 

Hackney Today – ‘Tunde Okewale – Local, young, gifted, and black‘ – February 10 2014

 

Voice of Russia UK – ‘Legal aid cuts: a miscarriage of justice?’ - January 22 2014

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Lawyers from Hackney Community Law Centre join legal aid cuts demo‘ – January 07 2014

 

The Voice – ‘Hackney Lawyer Breaking Barriers‘ – December 07 2013

 

Legal Aid Watch – ‘L.A.W interviews: Hilton von Herbert, Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year‘ – December 05 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘New patron at Hackney Community Law Centre committed to social justice‘ – November 28 2013

 

The Voice  - ‘Top Black Lawyer Appointed Patron Of Hackney Law Centre‘ – November 27 2013

 

Legal Aid Watch – ‘A day in the life of a legal aid volunteer…- November 21 2013

 

Legal Voice – ‘HCLC – It will be extremely hard for us to survive further cuts’ – October 29 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Guantanamo Bay lawyer uses stories she’s heard at work to write fiction‘ – October 15 2013

 

Law Society Gazette – ‘Bedroom tax victory for blind barrister‘ – October 07 2013

 

Waltham Forest Guardian – Free housing advice at the library‘ – September 20 2013

 

The Voice Social Justice Newspaper – ‘Hilton von Herbert wins Legal Aid award‘ – August 28 2013

 

Nearly Legal – ‘Better Late than Never?‘ – August 18 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Hackney lawyer picks up Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award‘ – July 20 2013

 

Legal Action Group – ‘Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards 2013 winners‘ – July 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Five people could face eviction every day in Hackney amid recession and rising rents‘ – July 12 2013

 

Legal Voice – ‘LALYs: ‘Collective achievement’ of profession recognised in legal aid’s worst year‘ – July 04 2013

 

Law Society Gazette – ‘Outstanding achievement award for legal aid battler Bhatt‘ – July 03 2013

 

The Justice Gap – ‘We should have occupied the MOJ‘ – June 28 2013

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Over a decade after Stephen Lawrence inquiry, how has stop and search changed?’ – June 26 2013

 

Law Works – ‘LawWorks Awards 2013 – Winners Announced‘ – June 20 2013

 

Hackney Unites community newspaper – ‘Still Providing Your Legal Aid!‘ – May 2013

 

Law Centres Network – ‘Hackney Law Centre wins prestigious Halsbury Legal Award‘ – May 16 2013

 

Law Careers – ‘Low expectations are preventing equal opportunities‘ – May 07 2013

 

Law Careers – ‘Hackney law centre launches form-filling service‘ – April 08 2013

 

The Guardian – ‘Justice denied by politicians of all stripes‘ – March 31 2013

 

Inside Housing – ‘Turfed out‘ – March 28 2013

 

Legal Voice – ‘Legal aid will only survive as part of the campaign to defend the welfare state‘ – March 15 2013

 

Hackney Labour Party – ‘Wendy Pettifer Great Benefits Swindle Meeting speech – March 12 2013

 

London Green Party – ‘Legal Aid cuts are putting Hackney children at risk‘ – February 18 2013

 

The Observer – ‘ No justice for student protesters Alfie Meadows and Zak King‘ – February 10 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Award-winning lawyer who works with the marginalised to speak at Hackney Law Centre AGM‘ - January 16th 2013

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Hackney Community Law Centre lawyer picks up award for his work with vulnerable street homeless people‘ – November 29 2012

 

Law Centres Network – ‘Mind the Justice Gap’ Hackney project is off to a great start‘ – November 28 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Mossbourne students and the law: ‘Young people don’t know their rights‘ – November 28 2012

 

City University – ‘Masters student named In House Lawyer of the Year‘ – November 23 2012

 

University of Richmond – ‘London Clinical Placement Program‘ – November 12 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Pop up advice shop to offer free legal help‘ – November 2012

 

The Law Society-  ‘Solicitor of the Year – In-house 2012‘ – October 25 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Dalston pop up advice shop to offer free legal help to Hackney residents‘ – October 25 2012

 

Law Centres Network – ‘Law Society Excellence Awards for two Law Centre solicitors – October 23 2012

 

DIGS – ‘Illegal evictions: The first step is admitting we have a problem‘ – October 17 2012

 

East London Lines – ‘Landlords prosper as illegal evictions rise‘ – October 11 2012

 

East London Lines – ‘Tenants, know your rights: evictions on the rise‘ – October 05 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Legal advice for tenants‘ – October 04 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney Community Law Centre Illegal Evictions Workshop‘ – October 02 2012

 

NUJ Left – ‘Prevent Illegal Evictions in Hackney’ – Training workshop‘ - September 18 2012

 

BBC News – ‘Benefits changes: Universal Credit system warning‘ (featuring Radio 4 interview with HCLC client Chris O’Reilly)- September 09 2012

 

Socialist Party – ‘Con-Dems criminalise homeless people‘ (article by HCLC solicitor Paul Heron)- September 05 2012

 

HCVS – ‘Mind the Justice Gap‘ – August 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘London 2012 Hackney Citizens’ Diary: Day 10 - National pride displayed across the borough‘ – August 09 2012

 

New Law Journal – ‘What next?‘ – July 26 2012

 

Migrant and Refugees Communities Forum – ‘Moving London: Illegal Eviction is an Offence‘ – July 20 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Here’s some legal aid good news. A new law centre has been born‘ – July 20 2012

 

Nicky Gavron AM – ‘Hackney Community Law Center Summer Reception‘ – July 18 2012

 

The Guardian –  ‘Solicitors, law centres need YOU (or at least your cash)‘ – July 10 2012

 

Law Society Gazette – Trust in Baldrick‘ – July 05 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Campaigners fight to save law centre‘ – July 05 2012

 

Lawyer 2 B – ‘UCL students step up to help Hackney youths‘ – June 25 2012

 

UCL Laws Pro Bono -’Mind the Justice Gap - New Access to Justice Project for UCL Students‘ – June 22 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Celeb Tony Robinson pledges to support a Hackney Law Centre‘ - June 21 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Exclusive interview: Tony Robinson on his Hackney past’ – June 21 2012

 

The London School of Economics – ‘Resisting intolerance: an ethical and global challenge’ – a talk by the Dalai Lama (listen to HCLC’s question to the Dalai Lama circa 40 minutes) – June 20 2012

 

Law Society Gazette- ‘Street wise‘ – June 14 2012

 

Youth Skills Network – ‘Straigttalk‘ – June 06 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Campaign: Law centre bid to boost its profile‘ – May 24 2012

 

The College of Law UK – ‘Diversity at the Bar‘ – May 16 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Hackney Community Law Centre supporters walk for charity‘ – May 16 2012

 

Society of Black Lawyers – ‘Legal Walk 2012‘ – May 09 2012

 

Legal Voice – ‘A law centre revolution‘ – May 03 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Legal aid bill is law – the fight back starts now‘ – May 03 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Legal aid is (almost) dead‘ – May 01 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney Council in climbdown over disabled woman’s ‘eviction’’  - April 27 2012

 

Spark magazine – ‘Sector Spotlight’ (on HCLC Volunteer Adenike Ojo) - April 2012

 

The Guardian – Repossession day in court: ten minutes with a lawyer, five before a judge – April 16 2012

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney Law Centre gets new patrons‘ – April 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Live Justice blog: day two‘ – April 04 2012

 

The Guardian – ‘Law centres have always struggled to survive – now they must adapt or die‘ – April 02 2012

 

Hackney Today – ‘Youth homeless advice service‘ – March 2012

 

London24 – ‘Hackney Law Centre welcomes new patrons‘ – March 24 2012

 

Christian Khan – ‘Legal centre gains backers among the great and good‘ – March 22 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Legal centre gains backers among the great and good‘ – March 22 2012

 

Law Centres Federation – ‘New patrons pledge support for Hackney Law Centre‘ – March 19 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – Hackney Law Centre welcomes new patrons‘ – March 16 2012

 

East London Lines – ‘Karis McLarty: high-power lawyer by day, folk-pop star by night‘ – March 01 2012

 

Socialist Lawyer – ‘Their Cuts Not Ours?‘ – February 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Free advice for homeless‘ – February 23 2012

 

N16mag.com – ‘New Youth Advice Service for Homeless Young People‘ – February 19 2012

Hackney Gazette – Top law firm helps charity to set up its own advice shops- (to read the article in full, use your mouse and click once on the image on the right) – February 16 2012

 

 

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney mother and disabled son win deportation battle‘ – February 03 2012

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Mother and autistic son win right to stay in UK‘ – (to read the article in full, use your mouse and click once on the image on the right) – February 02 2012

 

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘Free online legal advice‘ (to read the article in full, use your mouse and click once on the image on the right) – January 26 2012

 

 

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney Community Law Centre gets new chief as legal aid cuts loom large’ (to read the article in full, use your mouse and click once on the image on the right ) – January 12 2012

 

 

 

Hackney Gazette – ‘New manager will make sure our borough’s most vulnerable have access to legal help‘ – (to read this article in full, use your mouse and click once on the image on the right) – December 29 2011

 

 

 

Hackney Citizen – ‘Hackney Community Law Centre appoints new-manager as legal aid cuts bite – December 22 2011

East London Lines – ‘Hackney among the worst hit in legal aid cuts – October 31 2011

Hackney Gazette – ‘Legal aid changes ‘will hit the most vulnerable’ - June 30 2011

Hackney Gazette – ‘Victory is a landmark‘ – June 16 2011

The Guardian – ‘Slavery claim women to receive payout from the Metropolitan Police‘ – May 20 2011

Hackney Citizen – ‘Law experts urge Hackney Council to join campaign to fight legal aid cuts‘ – February 18 2011

Socialist Lawyer – ‘Legal Aid and the impending cuts‘ – February 2011

Hackney Gazette – ‘Legal aid providers team up to fight cuts‘  – January 31 2011