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Cover-up of human rights abuses and social apartheid against Kurds in southeast Turkey

Cover-up of human rights abuses and social apartheid against Kurds in southeast Turkey

Carole Ewart, Peter Hunter, Dee Flanigan, Muharrem Erbey, Mike Dailly and Jillian Merchant Govan Law Centre (GLC) was honoured to take part in a briefing from Turkey's Kurdish human rights lawyer and Vice-President of the Human Rights Association (IHD), Muharrem Erbey at UNISON Scotland's Glasgow HQ today. Mr Erbey had been imprisoned without trial forRead more about Cover-up of human rights abuses and social apartheid against Kurds in southeast Turkey[…]

Govan Law Centre gives evidence to UN on housing and human rights in Scotland

Govan Law Centre gives evidence to UN on housing and human rights in Scotland

Govan Law Centre (GLC) are concerned that living standards in Glasgow and Scotland have been decreasing in recent years as a result of austerity and cuts to services. What many people perhaps don’t realise is that this decline is a human rights issue and the UK has an obligation under international human rights law toRead more about Govan Law Centre gives evidence to UN on housing and human rights in Scotland[…]

Launch of City-wide Private Rented Tenants Project for Glasgow

Launch of City-wide Private Rented Tenants Project for Glasgow

Govan Law Centre is delighted to announce the creation of a new specialist project for private rented sector tenants across Glasgow with an award of £454,780 from the Big Lottery Fund.Big Lottery Fund Scotland Chair, Maureen McGinn, said: “I am delighted that Govan Law Centre is one of 60 groups sharing in our latest grants totalling over £17 million .Read more about Launch of City-wide Private Rented Tenants Project for Glasgow[…]

Govan Law Centre to launch Scotland's first Personal Insolvency Law Unit

Govan Law Centre to launch Scotland's first Personal Insolvency Law Unit

Alan McIntosh, Project Manager Govan Law Centre (GLC) is launching Scotland’s first Personal Insolvency Law Unit. The new pilot project  will provide both first and second tier specialist insolvency advice and representation to both consumers and front line, free sector advisers who are dealing with clients struggling with debt. With personal insolvency law now increasingly complex and alsoRead more about Govan Law Centre to launch Scotland's first Personal Insolvency Law Unit[…]

GLC seeks qualified solicitor to join its legal team in Glasgow's Govan

GLC seeks qualified solicitor to join its legal team in Glasgow's Govan

Govan Law Centre is seeking a qualified solicitor with good civil court and preferably tribunal experience. Experience in housing, homelessness, employment, equalities law and public administrative law would be an advantage. The successful candidate will work from our main offices at Orkney Street in Govan. Regular court appearances will be required. This is a full-time post, however, job sharingRead more about GLC seeks qualified solicitor to join its legal team in Glasgow's Govan[…]