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law centre

n
(Law) Brit an office, usually staffed by professional volunteers, at which free legal advice and information are provided to the general public
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LAW Centres within easy reach of every community are reassuring evidence Labour's thinking of more than Brexit.
He said "With the Government making such stringent cuts to legal aid, law centres across the UK face the very real danger of closure.
Mr Bates was recognised for his achievements by winning the Reita Clarke Memorial Award from the Law Centres Network for successfully getting it off the ground.
Speakers at the event will include Julie Bishop, Director of the Law Centres Network, and James Welsh, Legal Director of Liberty.
Our award for Ethical Initiative of the Year spans a variety of pro bono work and also showcases the work done by Law Centres."
A few work for non-profit law centres in some of the most under- privileged communities in Scotland.
The new Birmingham Community Law Centre is already operating and now Mr Bates has been recognised for his achievements by winning the Reita Clarke Memorial Award from the Law Centres Network for successfully getting it off the ground.
The Labour peer Lord Hunt said: "People can use the Citizens Advice Bureau and legal aid, but what law centres have is the ability to deal with very complex cases."
The Law Centres Federation expects gains in the Lords will be lost, adding: "Yet many of these amendments are cost-neutral to the public purse, and all are dwarfed by the remaining legal aid cuts."