Birmingham Law Centre
is a specialist-level provider of welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment and community-care advice and casework on behalf of the Community Legal Service.
Advice and assistance on appeals, including representation at tribunals where appropriate
Advice on whether clients could get more money from benefits or other sources
Advice on accepting or disputing liability for debts
A full financial review to ensure that any debt-repayment proposals are realistic
Help in negotiating with creditors
Advice on assessments by social workers.
Help in reviewing or challenging community-care assessments or services
Advice on any support available through Social Services to destitute clients
In appropriate cases, legal representation to bring cases before the courts including the County Court, High Court, Social Security Commissioners and the Court of Appeal.
Our community-care advice services are also available to clients in the West Midlands outside Birmingham.