About Us

The Refugee Legal Centre was founded in 1992 to be a centre for the provision of quality legal representation for those seeking protection under the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees and those who fear breaches of their Human Rights.

The Refugee Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity. We provide a free legal service to asylum seekers and refugees in the United Kingdom. We seek to promote the interests of our clients not just through the law but also in contributing to the public debate on asylum policy and procedures, at the national and European level.

In 2005 we received a human rights award from Liberty, Justice and the Law Society for ‘consistent and fearless use of the law to protect human rights and hold immigration and asylum policies up to the scrutiny of the courts’.

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