Fellow: Rachel Lovell

Southwark Law Centre

Based in Peckham, the Law Centre provides specialist legal advice and representation, in discrimination, employment, housing, public law, planning, welfare rights, community care and asylum/immigration law. We prioritise the prevention of homelessness, destitution, discrimination, breaches of human rights and poverty. We hold the Law Society’s Lexcel quality mark and are a London Legal Support Trust Centre of Excellence. In 2019 our team were finalists in the LALY awards.

Our immigration team recently received a rating of excellent in a Legal Aid peer review putting them in the top 15% of immigration lawyers in the UK.

We provide training on legal rights and legal support to over 500 frontline workers per year in local advice and community agencies. We campaign to influence law, policy and practice and promote human and civil rights.

We are currently in the process of developing a second office in Lewisham.

For further information, visit our website.

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