New homelessness prevention project

GLC has been awarded funds from Bank of Scotland Foundation to run a new support service to prevent homelessness amongst people leaving care, prison or hospital in Glasgow. The service will provide a dedicated solicitor, financial and housing caseworkers to provide advice, legal services and representation. The full story can be read[…]

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Annual Report 2017

GLC has published its 2017 Annual Report. You can read here: GLC Annual Report 2017 (Online).  We believe everyone, not just those who can afford it, must have access to high quality, professional legal services. In fact, in our view vulnerable people now need legal services more. This is why we take[…]

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Job Opportunity at GLC: Financial Inclusion / Capability Officer

An exciting position within our new and innovative city wide Private Rented Sector Team providing dedicated services to Private Rented Sector tenants at risk of homelessness The Financial Inclusion / Capability Officer, reporting to and working closely with the Private Rented Sector team project coordinator/senior caseworker, will deliver full financial inclusion[…]

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Campaign update

Govan Law Centre gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy Committee and helped persuade the Scottish Government to withdraw the draft Bankruptcy Fees (Scotland) Order 2017, which would have seen some fees against homeowners increase by almost 200%. We recently provided an in-house Solicitor Advocate service for clients undertaking urgent petitions for judicial[…]

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