Govan Law Centre

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A decision in the case brought against the lock-change evictions of asylum seekers in Glasgow carried out by Serco will be handed down by Scotland’s highest civil court tomorrow.

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A judicial review of Glasgow City Council's homelessness strategy is unlikely to result in meaningful change, solicitors have said. Shelter Scotland is preparing to take the city's council to court unless it ends the practice of “unlawfully” denying homeless people temporary accommodatio

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Glasgow law centres, advice agencies and charities have come together to prevent the eviction of Glasgow asylum seekers. Private housing provider Serco sought to begin a series of lock-change evictions at accommodation housing more than 300 asylum seekers in the city last week.

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Laura Brennan, trainee solicitor at Govan Law Centre, explains the pitfalls of giving equity away to a quick home buy company in times of financial distress. Our recent Sheriff Appeal Court case of Santander -v- C emphasises the importance of homeowners seeking legal advice should their mortgage len

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Campaigners have raised fears over a fresh wave of asylum seeker evictions after a legal bid to prevent failed asylum seekers being evicted without a court order was dismissed by Scotland’s highest court. The case against the Home Office and its contractor Serco was launched in the name of two

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Govan Law Centre (GLC) has successfully prevented the eviction of a client and his family from social housing after raising an action for interdict against their landlord. GLC was consulted by a man who was facing homelessness because decree for eviction had been granted against his partner for

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