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  1. covidFLAC welcomes the clarification of ‘genuinely seeking work’ criteria for Covid PUP recipients who have been temporarily laid off. Issued 10 December 2020 FLAC CE Eilis Barry has today welcomed the introduction of two new Social Welfare regulations which address some of FLAC’s concerns and recommendations in relation to the …
  2. Copy of FLAC services during Covid-19Access to Information during Covid-19 Issued 10 December 2020 With the evolving #Covid19 situation FLAC's telephone information line is experiencing a lot of calls & so there may be delays. Thank you for your patience and …
  3. case-law-677940FLAC seeks full consultation with civil society organisations, State bodies and the public before recommendations of Civil Justice Review are implemented. Issued 7 December 2020 FLAC is writing to the Minister for Justice seeking a commitment to a full consultation process with those most affected by the implementation of recommendations of the …
  4. FLACFLAC calls on Finance Minister to scrap plans to retrospectively tax Covid PUP in light of his comments endorsing the presumption against retrospective tax legislation Issued 6 December 2020 FLAC Chief Executive, Eilis Barry has written to the Minister for Finance, calling on him to remove the retrospective provisions of section 3 of the Finance Bill 2020 from …
  5. FLAC Submission to Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands’ Review of the Pandemic Unemployment PaymentFLAC voices concerns in relation to the Covid PUP Scheme in submission to Oireachtas Social Protection Committee Issued 1 December 2020 FLAC has made a submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands in response to their ongoing review of the …
  6. PBPI Primary logoOver 70 signatories, representing in excess of 2000 legal professionals, come together to pledge free legal services for those who need it most Issued 26 November 2020 Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, will today (26.11.2020) launch ‘Pro Bono Pledge Ireland’ – a new initiative which asks the legal profession to commit to promoting …
  7. Stock Image - Scales w/ Books BackgroundFLAC expresses concerns at the proposed retrospective taxation of the Covid PUP Issued 24 November 2020 FLAC Chief Executive, Eilis Barry has written to members of the Oireachtas to express concern at the provisions of section 3 of the Finance Bill 2020 which propose to …
  8. FLACFLAC calls for clarity around access to the Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment and access to back-payments for those whose applications were improperly refused or suspended Issued 21 October 2020 FLAC has welcomed the decision of the Department of Social Protection on 16 October 2020 to award a five-month back-payment of the Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment (the …
  9. PILA Impact Report 2009-2019FLAC project launches impact report on ten years of promoting public interest law Issued 13 October 2020 FLAC project, PILA (Public Interest Law Alliance) is today launching an impact report highlighting some of the positive change achieved through the project over a decade and …
  10. FLAC26,995 received legal information/advice in 2019 Issued 30 September 2020 Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD will virtually launch the FLAC 2019 Annual Report at 12 noon on Thursday, October 1st.  Speaking ahead of the launch, Minister McEntee …
  11. FLACMeet The Volunteer - Lizzy Issued 24 September 2020 I’m 30 years old from Cabinteely. I have lived in Ireland my whole life. I’m half Irish (Mum is from Mayo) , half Ghanaian (Dad is from Ghana). I studied law at UCD. …
  12. FLACMeet The Volunteer - Sharon Issued 23 September 2020 I work as a barrister and am based in Dublin. I primarily practice in employment, probate and administrative law. I had hobbies once upon a time but I have two children now …
  13. FLACMeet The Volunteer - Pat Issued 22 September 2020 I’m a barrister working primarily in the Cork circuit, in the area of conveyancing, commercial & construction.  I have been volunteering for 13 years and I have forged …
  14. FLACMeet The Volunteer - Bolanle Issued 21 September 2020 "My name is Bolanle but you can call me Bola. I live in Dublin City. I am a Solicitor in Ireland specialising in immigration law, and currently working in corporate …
  15. nvw sliderNational Volunteering Week 2020 Issued 21 September 2020 This year we are celebrating National Volunteering Week 2020 virtually by bringing together our staff, volunteers, colleagues and partners to celebrate volunteering and to …
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