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  1. FLACFLAC welcomes the announcement of Civil Legal Aid System review. Issued 22 February 2021 |civil-legal-aid| FLAC is delighted to welcome Minister McEntee’s commitment to review the Civil Legal Aid Scheme in Ireland which was published in …
  2. 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 |civil-legal-aid| 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 …
  3. Free-Legal-Advice-CentrePress Release: FLAC call for new programme for government to include access to justice and root and branch review of civil legal aid. Issued 17 April 2020 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| FLAC Chief Executive Eilis Barry has today called on party leaders engaging in government formation talks to ensure that access to justice is part of a new social contract …
  4. FLAC Manifesto for Civil Legal Aid 2020 22.01.20Will you support the #Right2Justice in Ireland today? Issued 22 January 2020 |civil-legal-aid| In order to ensure that there is access to justice for everybody, we need a root and branch review of the legal aid system. Access to justice includes being able to access …
  5. FLAC Manifesto for Civil Legal Aid 2020 22.01.20FLAC calls on candidates to support a right to justice for those on low incomes Issued 22 January 2020 |civil-legal-aid| Speaking in Dublin today, Eilis Barry Chief Executive of FLAC called on election candidates to commit to supporting a #right2justice for those on low incomes, if they are …
  6. EKxVTo9XYAAI_g4FLAC: Welcome for United Nations call to reform civil legal aid to help combat racial discrimination Issued 15 December 2019 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| An expert UN body has published a comprehensive blueprint for government action to eliminate race discrimination in Ireland, including an important change to state legal aid …
  7. Stock Image - Scales w/ Books BackgroundNew Domestic Violence laws a welcome step in protecting abuse victims Issued 2 May 2018 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| New Domestic Violence laws a welcome step in protecting abuse victims-FLAC New laws giving greater legal protection for victims of domestic violence are a positive step, Free …
  8. legal aidNo funds allocated for abolition of civil legal aid fees for victims of domestic violence in Budget 2018 Issued 10 October 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) has long campaigned for civil legal aid fees to be automatically waived for victims of domestic violence when seeking safety, protection …
  9. Generic Image - Four CourtsFLAC welcomes the commitment of the Chief Justice on access to Justice Issued 27 September 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| Legal rights organisation FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres), has today warmly welcomed the recent comments of the newly appointed Chief Justice, the Hon Mr. Justice Frank …
  10. Publication cover - Annual Report 201625,700 people received information and legal advice in 2016 Issued 31 July 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform|flac-information|human-rights-law|public-interest-law|social-welfare-law-reform| Top queries: family law, housing, employment law Welcome for reversal cuts to District Court private practitioner panel Call for end to legal aid fees in Domestic Violence …
  11. Four CourtsWelcome for initiative to improve access to justice Issued 22 March 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| Legal rights group FLAC today welcomed an announcement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice & Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD that a Group is to be set up to review …
  12. Flags_onu_geneva palais des nations wikimediaWelcome for UN call to abolish civil legal aid fees for victims of domestic violence Issued 6 March 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|human-rights-law| An expert United Nations body on women’s rights has today published a comprehensive blueprint for government action to advance gender equality in Ireland, including an …
  13. Generic Image - Human Rights Law IconNew legal protections on domestic violence require additional resources for legal aid Issued 13 February 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|human-rights-law| Representatives of legal rights group FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) are at the United Nations HQ in Geneva today to raise concerns about the enforcement of women’s …
  14. budgetingBudget 2017: Welcome relief for vulnerable groups but fairer budget process must come soon Issued 11 October 2016 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|human-rights-law|social-welfare-law-reform| Legal rights group FLAC today said that while it welcomed the basic welfare increases that will benefit many vulnerable segments of society in Budget 2017, it regretted that …
  15. Publication cover - Annual Report 2015Almost 29,000 people helped with legal advice and information in 2015 Issued 3 October 2016 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform|flac-information|human-rights-law|public-interest-law|social-welfare-law-reform| Top issues: housing, family law, employment law, debt & credit  The continuing impact of austerity in Ireland is borne out by data on legal need for 2015 released by …
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