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Housing and Social Welfare Blog

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1408, 2019

Barking fire: social tenants told to return despite safety fears

Barking fire: social tenants told to return despite safety fears Residents of east London flats say they are being forced back before safety assessments. View full article on the Guardian website [...]

508, 2019

Lawyer in the news

Simon Mullings is a Housing Law Specialist. Lawyer in the news Simon Mullings, Senior Case Worker in Community Law. View full article on the Law Gazette website [...]

3007, 2019

Legal Aid Matters

Simon Mullings is a Housing Law Specialist. 70 years ago the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949 came into force. As an organisation that campaigns to promote access to justice, we [...]

107, 2019

Legal Aid ‘culture of refusal’

Applications for legal aid in homelessness cases dropped by 34%

2906, 2019

Normalisation of risk in the legal aid sector

Normalisation of risk in the legal aid sector. Simon Mullings examines how work ‘at risk’ in the legal aid sector has become the new normal.

2305, 2019

Introducing Edwards Duthie Shamash

As Senior partner of Edwards Duthie Shamash, I am delighted to inform you that Edwards Duthie Shamash is to merge with another firm of solicitors, Steel & Shamash, in June 2019.

3004, 2019

London Legal Walk

On the 17th June, we're taking on 10K for justice at the 2019 London Legal sponsored walk.

2503, 2019

‘Real-life Daniel Blake”s barrister blasts legal aid cuts following tribunal win

'Real-life Daniel Blake''s barrister blasts legal aid cuts following tribunal win

102, 2019

Equality Act: access to assessors in the county court

Andrea Qwarnstrom and Simon Mullings consider the current law and guidance around the use of Equality Act assessors in the county court. Experience suggests that more robust procedures and guidance might be needed to ensure that this important court resource is properly utilised.

511, 2018

Legal 500 2019

Well done to the Housing Team for once again achieving recognition in the Legal 500 as one of the top firms providing advice and assistance in the area of Social Housing and Landlord & Tenant work.

2910, 2018

Life on Universal Credit

Life on Universal Credit ‘They gave me a 212-day sanction so I had no living costs for seven months’

1410, 2018

Duty-free at the Ministry of Justice

Duty-free at the Ministry of Justice

2809, 2018

Justice for all? the legal aid crisis

Justice for all? Inside the legal aid crisis

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