‘At times, you wish to take every case on but then realise that you would not be able to provide the support required to resolve the problem,’ says Quazim Khan, a Justice First fellow at legal advice centre Greenwich Housing Rights. ‘I find it very difficult to tell somebody that you do not have capacity to take a case on when you know what impact you could have on their life. In Greenwich, we are fortunate that there are lawyers who have legal aid contracts that can take cases on.’

Khan is part of the second year cohort of trainees to take part in the Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship scheme, which aims to breed the n...

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