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.

Three Thank You messages for GMLC

PIP Claim Victory Sue* applied for Personal Independence Payments (PIP), as she has severe mobility difficulties. When she came to GMLC, she was receiving insufficient support, because she had not been awarded the enhanced rate of the mobility component of PIP. Our excellent volunteer caseworker Shaheen Mansoor assisted Sue in submitting a late mandatory reconsideration…

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Universal Credit to roll out in Altrincham and Stretford 17th July 2017

Universal Credit is a new benefit which replaces Income Support, Income Based Employment Support Allowance, Income Based Jobseekers Allowance, Tax Credits and Housing Benefit with a single monthly payment. This means if you are looking to make a fresh claim for any of the above, your claim will be processed as Universal Credit. Whilst Universal…

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Manchester Arena Attack Free Legal Advice

If you were at the Manchester Arena and have been affected by the attack on Monday 22nd May 2017, Manchester Law Society can help you get free legal advice and assistance. If you have been physically or mentally injured or have concerns about yours/others property, long-term healthcare arrangements, financial obligations/debt, benefits, insurance, family matters or…

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The newly opened Greater Manchester Law Centre offers free, independent legal advice and representation

159 Princess Road, Manchester, M14 4RE In the face of legal aid and local authority cuts, and law centre closures, Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC), a community organisation offering free, independent legal advice and representation, has opened its doors. With the collective support of volunteers, lawyers, judges, trade unions, 3rd sector groups and the community, and…