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  1. FLAC project launches impact report on ten years of promoting public interest law
    Issued 13 October 2020 FLAC project, PILA (Public Interest Law Alliance) is today launching an impact report highlighting some of the positive change achieved through the project over a decade and …
  2. PILA and TrustLaw webinars on employment law, charity law and contracts during COVID-19
    Issued 30 April 2020 As part of our COVID-19 response, we were delighted to collaborate with TrustLaw and our legal partners A&L Goodbody, Arthur Cox and McCann FitzGerald to host three …
  3. COVID-19 Resources for NGOs
    Issued 26 March 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has created a rapidly evolving situation for everyone. All NGOs and community organisations are being called on to react quickly to what is an …
  4. Irish legal profession celebrates inaugural Pro Bono Week and calls for increased participation in pro bono
    Issued 5 November 2019 Tuesday 5 November saw the launch of the first Pro Bono Week in Ireland, a collaboration between leading law firms A&L Goodbody and Arthur Cox and pro bono organisations …
  5. Launch of new report on lessons from a pro bono partnership between Focus Ireland, Mercy Law Resource Centre and A&L Goodbody
    Issued 18 April 2019 Focus Ireland, A&L Goodbody, Mercy Law Resource Centre and PILA (Public Interest Law Alliance, a project of FLAC) today (18th April 2019) launched “Housing Rights and …
  6. President Michael D Higgins opens new FLAC head office in Dublin
    Issued 25 February 2019 A better and more comprehensive system of legal aid, as well as securing the availability of legal aid for cases where none is available, is required to begin to meet the …
  7. PILA is recruiting a Legal Officer – deadline 24 October 2018
    Issued 26 September 2018                     Title:                          Legal Officer Reports to:               PILA & Strategic Development …
  8. 25,817 received legal information and advice in 2017
    Issued 11 September 2018 Top queries: family law, employment law, wills/probate and housing 103 casefiles: housing, social welfare and discrimination Call for wider powers to be given to the Courts …
  9. FLAC has moved to new offices on 85/86 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1
    Issued 11 April 2018 After 15 year at 13 Lower Dorset Street, FLAC has moved to a new headquarters in 85/86 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1. Our office numbers will remain the same: Main phone …
  10. Attention law students – Fellowship 2018 now open!
    Issued 28 November 2017 FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2018 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law student interested in working on …

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