Woman looking at damp on wall

BRIXTON LEGAL: Act provides new legal options for renters

Pam Douglas is a local solicitor. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for readers I was struggling to come...
Inspector checking a train ticket

BRIXTON LEGAL: Miss the train today or miss a good job forever?

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes...
Miserable girl studying

BRIXTON LEGAL: Children, parents and the law

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
Signing a will

BRIXTON LEGAL: Inheritance and wills – don’t jump to conclusions

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
For sake signs

Brixton Legal: Safeguard your home and property rights

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
Couple with child at airport

Brixton Legal Are you travelling abroad with children?

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with Brixton firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common legal issue and asks colleagues to explain it...
Signing legal document

Brixton Legal: Leases and legal action

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks a colleague to answer...
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Brixton Legal Windrush generation – A frightening legal limbo

Local solicitor Pam Douglas explains the legal background to the ‘Windrush scandal’ We are very fortunate in Brixton to have the Black Cultural Archives on...
Mediation session

BRIXTON LEGAL: Mediation

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks a colleague to answer...

Brixton Legal: “Intentional homelessness”

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
Unwanted Christmas gifts

BRIXTON LEGAL: Returning purchases

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
Couple show off their wedding rings

BRIXTON LEGAL: Prenuptial agreements

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
Posed domestic violence image

BRIXON LEGAL: Domestic abuse

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
Reading how to write a will

BRIXTON LEGAL: Lasting Power of Attorney

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
Logo with UK and EU flags in shape of broken heart

BRIXTON LEGAL: Your rights after Brexit

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...

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Window display of Traid charity shop in Brixton

Traid – reuse, recycle, recreate

Brixton’s Traid has always been ahead of the trend, upcycling clothes since July 2013. Simone Richardson dropped in Traid, a charity with 11 shops in London...
Fadha mysocial member

Freedom and support for older people to do fun things

MYsocial, run by Age UK Lambeth, an independent local charity that has been supporting older people for more than 70 years, is back for...

Help for young people to get into work

The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy is dedicated to preparing young people to bring about social change. A free academy fellowship gives students the tools, skills and...
Project coordinator Abs outside Pop Brixton

Hate crime partners’ day of hope at Pop Brixton festival

Lambeth Disability Hate Crime partnership is holding a Hope Fest as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Wednesday 16 October from 1...
School strikers in Windrush Square

Climate strikers rally in Brixton

Melissa Veitch reports on today's climate strike action in Brixton Hundreds of people rallied in Brixton today (20 September) before joining the Global Climate Strike...