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Every community engages with the law, at some level, when seeking change.

Engaging with the law can often seem intimidating and is seen as:

Specialist, technical, exclusionary and expensive.

This workshop will show how communities can use the law, proactively, as a tool to make change rather than something to avoid. We will have the chance of learning from amazing speakers:

  • Shauneen Lambe is the co-founder and director of Impact Law for Social Justice a barrister, attorney, social entrepreneur and CEO whose strategic litigation work changed the law 4 times in 4 years.
  • Chrisann Jarrett is the CEO of We Belong, the UK’s first migrant youth-led organisation working to improve individual outcomes for young people, and advocating for systemic change
  • Dylan Fotoohi came to the UK in 2013 as an asylum seeker, and settled in Glasgow as a refugee. Dylan has been working in the refugee and migration civil society sector since his arrival in the UK and is a member of the Justice Together Initiative

They will introduce us to the different ways communities and campaigners have used the law to bring about the change they are seeking and we shall also hear from people within some of those communities about how they worked with lawyers and the law.

This workshop provides first instance training for anyone who has thought that the law needs to change, the Impact framework can be used as a model for exploring those ideas and the expert presenters can help communities think about legal solutions, organisations and lawyers who might be useful.

This workshop is a great starting point, for any community that would like to see and understand whether the law can be a useful tool for them. Communities will also have an opportunity to follow up outside of the workshop.

We look forward to seeing each other and engaging with this in-person workshop on Thursday 7th of July at the Coin Street Conference Centre in London from 11:30 to 15:45. Sign up here

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If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at or call us on 02035880423