Social welfare & benefits overview
Claims our barristers are instructed in often involve points of legal principle, and have major implications for public spending.
As well as providing accurate and responsive advice, we offer an effective advocacy service. Our barristers appear regularly before the Administrative Court, the Appeals Service Tribunals, the Social Security Commissioner and the Court of Appeal.
We handles issues such as council tax exemptions and benefit, disability living allowance, housing benefit, income support, Jobseeker’s allowance and tax credits as well as local authorities’ liability to provide support to asylum seekers.