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Tackling the credit crunch in Scotland: what we can do to lessen the impact on Scottish households. (link to PDF flyer) Monday 8 December 2008 at the Glasgow University Union.  Keynote speaker: The Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, together with a cross-party panel of senior MSPs and MPs, and contributions from a wide range of Scottish advice and voluntary sector agencies.

Sponsored by Govan Law Centre, Govanhill Law Centre, Citizens Advice Scotland, Money Advice Scotland, Glasgow University Students' Representative Council, the Child Poverty Action Group, the Poverty Alliance, the Glasgow Homelessness Network, Govan Money Matters Advice Agency, UNISON Scotland and Scottish Legal News.

Please note: if you are a member or affiliate of one of the sponsoring organisations you can apply to that organisation directly to book a place on this conference. Otherwise all other bookings to Govan Law Centre.


Legal education from GLC - new events, Spring 2005

Employment Law
A five-week certificated Employment Law Course, to be
held in Central Glasgow commencing Friday 8th April 2005, and
running each Friday from 10am to 12.30pm until 6 May 2005.

Speakers include:

  • Derek O'Carroll, Advocate

  • Jim Price, Partner, Ross Harper
  • Tony McGrade, Partner, McGrade & Co.,
  • Representative from ACAS
  • Maggie Dickson, Solicitor, Govan Law Centre

Suitable for anyone who provides advice on
employment law. Topics include: contracts of employment,
discrimination (sex, race, disability, religion, age), unfair dismissal,
redundancy, TUPE, tribunal procedure and dispute

Venue: Adelaides, Bath Street, Glasgow

Cost £160 + VAT for full course (£130 + VAT vol' org's).


Developments in Social Welfare Law
GLC 10th Anniversary conference over two days, Glasgow.
Dates to be confirmed  - most likely to be held in September 2005.
Some of the best SWL practitioners in Scotland will update
delegates on legal developments within the following legal
· Employment & equal opportunities law
· Asylum & immigration law
· Debt & diligence
· Repossession
· Eviction
· Disability discrimination law
· Social security law
· Human rights and judicial review
· Education law
· The law on homelessness

Cost £135 (+ VAT), £90 (+ VAT) for voluntary org's.


Giving Evidence in the
Course of Your Employment
21 March 2005, Glasgow
A half-day seminar to support professionals who are
required to give evidence in the course of their

Speakers include Sheriff J.K. Mitchell (Sheriff at Glasgow Sheriff Court)
and Al Gordon, Partner and Solicitor-Advocate with Penmans Solicitors, Glasgow. 

This event will be invaluable for social workers, teachers, housing
officers & health visitors.

Cost: £55 + VAT (£40 voluntary organisations).


For more information about any of the above or to book
a place: telephone 0141 440 2503; or write to Govan Law
Centre at 47 Burleigh Street, Glasgow, G51 3LB

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For further information contact Margaret Sneddon or Theresa Hogg @ GLC on 0141-440 2503 or [email protected]