Who we are
Camden Community Law Centre is a charity that opened in 1972 with a mission to make a positive impact to people’s lives, especially the most vulnerable and socially excluded. We do this by providing free and independent legal advice and representation to people living, working and studying in the London Borough of Camden. We are a member of the Law Centres Network.
What we do
Camden Community Law Centre’s solicitors, caseworkers and volunteers provide deliver free and independent legal advice, assistance and representation in housing, welfare benefits, asylum, immigration and employment law matters.
How we are regulated
Camden Community Law Centre is regulated by:
Camden Community Law Centre’s charity registration number is 290441.
Camden Community Law Centre is also a company limited by guarantee. Our company limited by guarantee number is 1854266.
How we are governed
Camden Community Law Centre is a membership organisation. People can apply to become members and get involved in the life of the Law Centre. We also have a board of directors made up of members who have been elected to become volunteer trustees. Trustees are elected/reelected at Camden Community Law Centre’s annual general meeting and meet as Camden Law centre’s management committee meets around six times a year.
Trustees on the management committee set the Law Centre’s strategic direction and hold Law Centre staff accountable for legal and financial decisions being made.
Trustees on the management committee are also required to ensure that the Law Centre’s accounts are independently audited filed with the Charities Commission by the end of each financial year.
How we are funded
Camden Community Law Centre is funded through legal aid, a mixture of local authority and charitable foundation grants and private client work.