News archive

News archive

2016

Coram International launches new website - 16 December 2016

Coram Children's Legal Centre statement on assessing age - 19 October

Coram Children's Legal Centre supports Together for Children - 10 October 2016

Should lawyers be allowed at SEND Tribunals - a view from a lawyer of parents - 14 June 2016

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) part of ground breaking pro bono project for migrant children in the UK - 26 May 2016

Coram Children’s Legal Centre Exceptional Case Funding Internship - 28 April 2016

CCLC appeal on the consideration of costs for the mainstream schooling of children with SEN - 22 March 2016

The UK must offer not just physical safety to refugee children, but also stability and permanence - 9 February 2016

CoramBAAF and Coram Children’s Legal Centre statement on the Government’s pledge to do more to help unaccompanied refugee children - 28 January 2016

Coram Children's Legal Centre urges the government to reconsider provisions in the Immigration Bill - 18 January 2016


2015

Law Works award for most effective pro bono legal partnership for the children's pro bono legal service - 26 November 2015

New CCLC case on the unlawful detention of asylum-seeking children - 6 November 2015

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) welcomes guidance for social workers on assessing the age of refugee children - 13 October 2015

New Child Law Advice Service Website - 5 October 2015

15 years of protecting children - why aren't we celebrating? - 2 October 2015

New report highlights impact of legal aid changes on separated migrant children  - 17 July 2015

CCLC's Noel Arnold wins Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award for children's rights - 2 July 2015

Charities launch damning report on children's rights in the UK - 1 July 2015

New research report on migrant women and children in South Africa by Coram International - 30 June 2015

First training of trainers for Coram International's Unlocking Child Rights project takes place in Warsaw - 24 June 2015

Access to higher education considered by Supreme Court - 24 June 2015

New publication by Coram International one of the top 12 pieces of UNICEF research in 2014 - 19 June 2015

Hundreds of children to benefit from innovative pro bono legal project - 9 June 2015

CCLC's Noel Arnold shortlisted for children's rights Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award - 22 May 2015

Judgment in Court of Appeal case in which CCLC intervened - 22 May 2015

London Legal Walk 2015 - 18 May 2015

CCLC fundraiser with Jungle Adventure - 8 May 2015

Mud Race 2015 fundraiser - 1 May 2015

CCLC continues training for Libyan professionals - 29 April 2015

New digital-first Child Law Advice Service - 1 April 2015

CCLC welcomes parliamentary report on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - 24 March 2015

Cake sale fundraiser - 18 March 2015

CCLC welcomes the Justice Select Committee's report on legal aid - 12 March

CCLC welcomes immigration detention report - 3 March 2015

International Programmes publishes article in Reproductive Health Matters - 12 January 2015


2014

CCLC is pleased to mark Human Rights Day 2014 - 10 December 2014

CCLC attends PICUM working group on undocumented children and families - 26 November 2014

CCLC attends Youth Justice Convention - 19 November 2014

Parental involvement law comes into force - 22 October 2014

CCLC hosts conference on migrant and women and children in South Africa - 16 October 2014

CCLC welcomes the Offfice of the Children’s Commissioner’s child rights impact assessment looking at the cuts to legal aid in civil law and prison law since April 2013 - 24 September 2014

Conference for legal and social care professionals launches reports to support safeguarding unaccompanied, migrant children - 19 September 2014

CCLC statement on the Government's response to the JCHR's report on children and the legal aid residence test - 4 September 2014

New book by CCLC's Noel Arnold - 22 August 2014

New CCLC case on local authority support for destitute families - 28 July 2014

CCLC took part in the Colchester Carnival on Saturday, 19 July 2014 to raise awareness of the services offered by the centre - 19 July 2014

CCLC welcomes powerful judgment on unjustifiable legal aid residence test - 16 July 2014

CCLC welcomes new report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner on the experiences of unaccompanied children refused asylum - 10 April 2014

CCLC statement on the government's response to the JCHR's legal aid report - 28 February 2014

CCLC statement following the government's response to the JCHR report on unaccompanied migrant children and young people - 13 February 2014

Children and Families Bill: 'shared parenting' legislation amendment places child welfare before presumption of equal contact - 5 February 2014

Minister finds out how vulnerable children and families benefit from the work of Coram Children's Legal Centre - 28 January 2014


2013

CCLC welcomes the legal aid report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights - 13 December 2013

Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the implications for access to justice of the government's proposed legal aid reforms - September 2013

Immigration Bill will damage children’s welfare warns leading legal charity - 11 November 2013

Measures in Immigration Bill threaten children's rights - 10 October 2013

Interactive digital guide helps prepare adopters - 1 August 2013

CCLC calls for change on the anniversary of the new family migration rules - 9 July 2013

CCLC welcomes the report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on separated migrant children - 12 June 2013

CCLC supports parliamentarians' call for an urgent review of the family migration rules - 10 June 2013

Lengthy disputes about the age of unaccompanied children are causing significant harm and high costs - 17 May 2013

Another Home Office policy concerning children found to be unlawful - 8 May 2013

Coram Children’s Legal Centre welcomes new guide on entitlements for adoptive families released today - 3 May 2013

All children entitled to their rights in police custody - 25 April 2013

First4Adoption's new online service to support 1-in-7 who would adopt - 5 April 2013

Response to government proposals to limit migrant children’s access to education - 28 March 2013


2012

Statement on International Migrants Day - 18 December 2012

Child Protection Project to expand its services - 18 December 2012

New Head of Legal Practice and Practice Manager at CCLC - 17 December 2012

Tribute to Justice Arthur Chaskalson - 4 December 2012

2013 Legal aid telephone advice contract awarded to CCLC - 28 November 2012

Response to withdrawal of government officials from JCHR oral evidence session on migrant children into UK - 27 November 2012

Barrister wins award for defending the rights of migrant children - 12 November 2012

CCLC welcomes European Court of Human Rights' judgement that teenage rape victim should have been given unhindered access to abortion - 6 November 2012

CCLC features on BBC Inside Out's programme on migrant children - 5 November 2012

CCLC Response to HM Inspectorate of Prisons report on announced inspection of Cedars Pre-Departure Accommodation - 23 October 2012

Response to the Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group report on human trafficking - 18 October 2012

Recession-busting free legal advice hits record levels as CCLC celebrates first anniversary - 25 September 2012

Gap year student Catherine Yarrow completes epic walk through Britain for CCLC - 20 September 2012

Legal advice helplines on standby to answer GCSE and A level student queries as results day looms - 14 August 2012

Coram Children's Legal Centre welcomes Supreme Court clarification on the importance of children's rights in parental extradition cases - 20 June 2012

Funding cuts place separated refugee and migrant children at risk - 16 May 2012

School girl’s winning design promotes free legal support for children - 18 April 2012

Cherie Booth QC launches free online children’s legal advice service as helpline calls hit record levels - 15 March 2012

Child Support Agency Reform Changes - 31 January 2012


2011

'Degrading' and 'unsuitable' child detention at Heathrow a warning sign that UK Boarder Agency is flouting welfare duties - 19 April 2011

New hope for refugee children in the UK as flagship protect fights for their rights - 14 April 2011

Millions of children around the world detained without charge - 31 March 2011

Family win three year fight to secure future for disabled teen - 2 March 2011

Missed out on first choice of secondary school? What to do next - 1 March 2011

Landmark ruling enables Tanzanian woman to stay in UK because of her children's best interests - 1 February 2011


2010

Child detention announcement: CLC response - 16 December 2010

Children with Special Educational Needs should not pay for the Nation's deficit - 16 November 2010

Youngsters risk breaking the law because of legal age confusion - 9 November 2010

Failure to end child detention until March 'bitterly disappointing' - 8 November 2010

Government Spending Review: CLC response - 20 October 2010

Young people! Do you need advice on legal stuff? Try Lawstuff.org.uk - 11 opctober 2010

CLC argues higher level of needs being underestimated - 14 September 2010

Don't take legal aid away from children - 26 August 2010

CLC expresses disappointment in ground-breaking right to education decision - 14 July 2010

Refugee and Migrant Justice closure: CLC response - June 2010

Proposal for forced removal of children to Afghanistan may put safety and welfare of asylum seeking children at risk - 8 June 2010

CLC lauches ground-breaking new website - 13 April 2010

BBC visits Children's Legal Centre Support Service for Vulnerable Girls in Tajikstan - 29 March 2012

Children's Legal Centre takes ground-breaking right to education case to surpreme court - 23 March 2010

Croydon asylum bill row: CLC response - 14 January 2010


 2009

June 2009 childRIGHT out now - 25 June 2009

New Freephone Number for the Child Law Advice Line - 15 June 2009

May 2009 childRIGHT out now - 19 May 2009

Children's Legal Centre appoints new Head of London Office - 18 May 2009

April 2009 childRIGHT out now - 22 April 2009

The Children's Legal Centre appoints a new Operations Manager 21 April 2009

CLC gets funding to improve the lives of vulnerable girls in Tajikistan - 30 March 2009

March 2009 childRIGHT out now - 23 March 2009

What are children's rights at the police station? 18 March 2009

February 2009 childRIGHT out now - 20 February 2009

The Children's Legal Centre calls for an increase in the minimum age of Criminal Responsibility - 11 February 2009

Statement on the use of restraints on children in private detention centres - 18 December 2008


2008

Statement on the use of restraints on children in private detention centres - 18 December 2008.

Children's Legal Centre donates Christmas toys 16 December 2008

December 2008/January 2009 childRIGHT out now 16 December 2008

Special event to commemorate universal children's day 20 November 2008

November 2008 childRIGHT out now - 18 November 2008

Children's Legal Centre highlights the need for the Baby P inquiry - 13 November 2008

October 2008 childRIGHT out now - 8 October 2008

Children's Legal Centre welcomes UN committee report - 3 October 2008

Government has failed to implement right to education - 22 September 2008

British Sign Language now available on the Children's Legal Centre website - 12 September 2008

September childRIGHT out now - 2 September 2008

Religious belief is no excuse for child cruelty - 27 August 2008

Children's Legal Centre completes study on Kosovo's juvenile justice system - 26 August 2008

At What Age Can I? - 30 July 2008

Rules on the physical restraint of children breach international law - 28 July 2008

July childRIGHT out now - 7 July 2008

June childRIGHT out now - 9 June 2008

Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan visits the Children's Legal Centre - 19 May 2008

May childRIGHT out now - 6 May 2008

April childRIGHT out now - 4 April 2008

Professor Carolyn Hamilton, Director of the Children's Legal Centre, appointed to the Legal Services Commission 11 March 2008

What is suitable education for children with special educational needs? 10 March 2008

March edition of childRIGHT out now - 6 March 2008

The school admissions process - 3 March 2008

Children have rights at the police station - 15 February 2008

Who decides the age and identity of unaccompanied minors? - 7 February 2008

February edition of childRIGHT out now - 31 January 2008

Children's Legal Centre re-launches Refugee and Asylum Seeking Children's Project - 4 February 2008

Children's Legal Centre opens London Office - 4 February 2008


2007

An international website linking children's rights organisations across the globe has been announced by the UK-based Children's Legal Centre on International Human Rights Day - 10 December 2007

School uniform rules need clarifying says the Children's Legal Centre - 16 November 2007

Use of batons against youth offenders will not meet legal standards, says the Children's Legal Centre - 22October 2007

It is now illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 18 - 1 October 2007

The Children's Legal Centre provides viewer support service for TV - 14 September 2007

Does the Government system need to change around the issuing of a Statement of Special Educational Needs? - 10 September 2007

'Support our children, don't criminalise them' says the Children's Legal Centre - 3 September 2007

The Children's Legal Centre appoints new editor for flagship journal childRIGHT - 30 August 2007

Gordon Brown must deliver justice for children after Blair's ten years of conflict over youth justice - 27 June 2007

Judges need specialist training with cases involving children - 25 June 2007

Professor Carolyn Hamilton, Director of The Children's Legal Centre, clarifies the law about leaving children 'home alone' - 11 May 2007

Shocking figures released today show children as young as five are being permanently excluded from school - 20 April 2007

UK Children's Legal Centre boosts communications - 17 April 2007


2006

Bullying - 20 November 2006

Local Legal Services - 17 July 2006

Joint Committee on Human Rights - Education - 18 May 2006

Landmark human rights challenge - the right not to be denied education - 31 January 2006


2005

What happens when a child has nowhere to go this Christmas? - 20 December 2005

Claim issued against Hertfordshire County Council - 21 June 2005

Landmark victory in Muslim dress case

 

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