Legal support

Inquests, public inquiries and criminal prosecutions

We have contact with lawyers that specialise in acting in inquests and major public inquiries of this sort. We suggest that, from our experience, you should not speak to the Local Authority or the Police without obtaining legal representation.

Please go through to Inquest for advice in relation to taking action against the TMO/RBKC. Link is here.
Contact on 0207 7263 1111, and you can also contact on here.
Inquest have provided a leaflet with information for families bereaved by the Grenfell Tower Fire about public inquiries and inquests. It is available to download here.

Inquest have issued a statement on Grenfell Tower Fire, outlining the reasons they believe a public inquiry would be more beneficial for bereaved families, survivors and the public at large. Link here.

Housing, benefits and immigration

For civil law in issues such as housing, benefits and immigration, you can contact North Kensington Law Centre:
Baseline Business Studios, Unit 15, Whitchurch Road, London, W11 4AT
020 8969 7473
Or you can contact the Citizens Advice Bureau:
2 Acklam Rd (on the corner of Portabello Road) London, W10 5QZ
0300 330 1174

Updates

17:00 26/06/17 – Inquest have issued a statement on Grenfell Tower Fire, outlining the reasons they believe a public inquiry would be more beneficial for bereaved families, survivors and the public at large. Link here.

11:25 26/06/17 – Inquest have provided a leaflet with information for families bereaved by the Grenfell Tower Fire about public inquiries and inquests. It is available to download above.

14:31 20/06/17 – North Kensington Law Centre (NKLC) are urging all residents to come to 1 to 1 legal surgeries 10:00 – 15:00 every day at:

Law Centre at Baseline Studios, Unit 15, Baseline Studios, Whitchurch Rd, W11 4AT

Tel: 020 8969 7473

NKLC are also able to travel to those affected if necessary.

NKLC is a not for profit community organisation and their priority is to address people’s urgent, basic needs. They can provide free advice on accommodation, health and care, immigration / asylum and redress.

16:00 19/06/17 – Statement has been issued by Lancaster West Resident Association:

Let’s unite and protect our rights! Seek legal advice before speaking to any other authorities to make sure that our moral, financial, and human rights are treated according to the law, and that a tragedy like this will never happen again.

All residents of Lancaster West should not speak to the police, council, or other authority organisations before receiving legal advice.

Meeting is to be held today, 19th June 2017, at 18:30 at the Henry Dickens Centre, 104 St Anns Road, London, W11 4BU (in the middle of the blocks)

This meeting is organised in partnership with North Kensington Law Centre who are a local charity with 50 years experience in supporting local people with law advice.

It is essential that all residents attend this meeting or send a representative.

At this meeting there will also be confidential support for undocumented people. If you have a list of affected people, please keep this private for the time being.

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