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September 24, 2021  | Status: Resolved  |  PILS' role(s): Pro Bono Register  |  Jurisdiction(s): Northern Ireland  |  Legal action: Alternatives to Court, Legal Opinion  |  Area(s) of law: Education

IEF and Strangford Sept 2021 Update

You might remember that, in April 2021, PILS shared the happy news that Strangford Integrated College (supported by our NGO member IEF and NICIE) had secured a ministerial reconsideration.

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December 1, 2017  | PILS' role(s): Pro Bono Register  |  Jurisdiction(s): Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland  |  Legal action: Alternatives to Court  |  Area(s) of law: Brexit

Cross-border research on children’s rights

In 2016, PILS teamed up with The Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) to commission a piece of legal research on the impact of Brexit on children’s rights across the island of Ireland.

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July 7, 2020  | PILS' role(s): Pro Bono Register  |  Jurisdiction(s): Northern Ireland  |  Legal action: Legal Opinion  |  Area(s) of law: Social Security

Lorraine Cox

This judicial review challenged the six-month life expectancy rule for terminally ill social security claimants. PILS Member: Law Centre NI

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April 5, 2021  | Status: Resolved  |  PILS' role(s): Awareness  |  Jurisdiction(s): Northern Ireland  |  Legal action: Alternatives to Court, Legal Opinion  |  Area(s) of law: Education

Strangford success – pro bono collaboration with IEF

A popular integrated college in Co. Down will now be able to welcome over 700 pupils through its doors every year, thanks to the support of pro bono legal professionals and strategic NGO advocates.

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