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Create a Levy for Free Access to Justice: An open letter to Andy Burnham

  *Sign this letter here* Dear Andy Burnham, The Greater Manchester Law Centre invites you to fund pro bono and charitable legal services by introducing a levy on Manchester’s corporate legal sector. Your manifesto declares that Greater Manchester will be ‘a beacon of social justice to the country’, ‘where no one is left behind’. To…

Fear and hope – “Brexit Shorts: Shattered” by Maxine Peake, featuring the Greater Manchester Law Centre

The Guardian recently commissioned well-known actress Maxine Peake to contribute to their pioneering series, Brexit Shorts , inspired by last year’s EU referendum result. You may recall a productive afternoon in March where Greater Manchester Law Centre Patron, Maxine Peake, joined us for our thoughts on the effects of Brexit. The meeting brought together insight from volunteers, members of…

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Greater Manchester Law Centre successful opening celebration – huge support from the local community

Greater Manchester Law Centre successful opening celebration – huge support from the local community Over 500 hundred people attended the opening celebration of the new Law Centre in Moss Side, Manchester on Saturday 11th February 2017. Patrons Michael Mansfield QC, renowned human rights lawyer and one of the founders of the Law Centre movement, and Maxine Peake, star…