Suffolk is one step closer to launching its own law centre to help tackle local unmet legal need after the Legal Education Foundation (LEF) approved a seed grant of £32,000 – at least another £40,000 is still required.

With the help of local solicitors, Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) currently operates a legal advice clinic once a week that offers half-hour pro bono sessions on different areas of law.

The clinic now hopes to become Suffolk Law Centre later this year, a charitable incorporated organisation wholly owned by ISCRE with the capacity to employ its own solicitors, ...

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