Providing quality, free face-to-face legal advice is an essential part of how we support the community.  We have an excellent record assisting people in matters relating to housing, employment and welfare benefits.  On this page you can find all the latest news relating to our services.

We Love Manchester charity funds COVID-19 housing advice project

Greater Manchester Law Centre has received a grant from the We Love Manchester Charity to support its work in supporting Manchester tenants affected by the COVID19 crisis. The funds are provided through the We Love Manchester COVID Emergency Response Fund. The grant will fund a specialist housing lawyer to provide individual advice and allow GMLC…

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Changes to our Service Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC) takes the health and safety of our staff, members, clients and other visitors to our offices very seriously. We are making changes to our service to reflect the current public health risk caused by the Coronavirus/Covid19 Outbreak. We have taken the latest Government guidance into account and in…

General Election 2019- our response.

Now that the General Election is behind us, Greater Manchester Law Centre implores the incoming Government to secure access to justice for the whole community. The priorities set out in the Law Centre Manifesto remain the basis upon which we believe that access to justice for all can be achieved. Our message of community solidarity…

Welfare Benefit Case worker

We are hiring: Welfare Benefits Casework Supervisor/Solicitor

Demanding access to justice for all. Supporting the creation of a new generation of fully funded social welfare lawyers. And fighting together for free access to independent, high quality face-to-face legal advice and representation, for everyone in need across the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. People are facing greater and greater hardship as a result of…

GMPA advice map

Advice in Greater Manchester – comprehensive map thanks to GMPA

Greater Manchester has a fantastic network of hard-working and dedicated organisations providing useful help and advice to those experiencing poverty. However, knowing exactly where to turn to can be challenging. Thanks to the excellent work of our friends at the Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) finding out how to reach these organisations is now easier than…

Law students working with GMLC

Our new scheme with law students

Under GMLC’s new partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and Pro Bono Community (PBC), 16 law students will assist our clients in applying for disability benefits. All of these students have successfully completed comprehensive training in welfare benefits law from PBC as well as our own training.   DLA, PIP and our services Disability Living Allowance (DLA)…