North Kensington Law Centre was the first law centre to open its doors in the UK. On Friday 17th July 2020, NKLC celebrated our 50th Anniversary with an online event.
We had a fantastic evening, with a panel discussion on 50 years of Justice chaired by Baroness Helena Kennedy, joined by Julie Bishop, Director of the Law Centres Network, Franck Kiangala, Immigration Solicitor, Community Leader Isis Amlak and Holly Stow, a Windrush paralegal here at NKLC. There were also stories shared by the Law Centre’s founder, Peter Kandler, testimonies from previous NKLC clients and a poetry recital from a former volunteer paralegal, Bryony Albery.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our online celebrations, watch it back here, and we hope to be able to celebrate in person next year:
To mark this our 50th birthday NKLC has launched a campaign to raise £50,000 to train social welfare lawyers of the future from the local community. Specifically, this money will allow the law centre to provide a training contract for a BAME candidate from North Kensington.