UCL Pro Bono – encouraging law students to put their knowledge and skills to practical use in the community, learning how to use the law as an effective instrument for social change.
This blog provides an online space for students to engage with each other and the public on issues relevant to their pro bono and clinical work in the community.
September 29, 2014
We are looking for three first year students to shadow Slaughter and May solicitors at the Royal Courts of Justice.
This is an amazing opportunity not previously open to first year students. Selected students will shadow Slaughter and May solicitors undertaking Pro Bono work at the Royal Courts of Justice’s Citizens Advice Bureau. The Bureau aims to provide assistance to litigants in person on potential claims and proceedings with which they are involved, including legal advice on the merits and on procedural points that may arise.
September 26, 2014
For 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Year Undergraduate law students:
We are now recruiting students for the Freelaw Shadowing Scheme. This is an opportunity to observe and potentially assist Solicitors working Pro Bono at free legal advice centres around London. Law Centres provide an invaluable service to individuals who face legal problems but may not be able to afford legal advice or representation. You will gain a better understanding of the problems facing vulnerable individuals who are trying to access the justice system, and it is a fantastic opportunity to observe lawyers in practice.
Volunteers will attend weekly sessions for a consecutive four-week period and there will be multiple blocks of sessions throughout the terms one and two (October 2014 – April 2015)
June 16, 2014
Slaughter and May RCJ CAB Shadowing- CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Three more dates have become available for undergraduate students to shadow Slaughter and May solicitors undertaking work at the Royal Courts of Justice’s Citizens Advice Bureau. The Bureau aims to provide assistance to litigants in person on potential claims and proceeds with which they are involved, including legal advice on the merits and on procedural points that may arise.
This is a fantastic opportunity for students to see lawyers deal with litigants in person and the provision of legal advice.
- Thursday 3 July: 14.00-17.00
- Tuesday 5 August: 10.00-13.00
- Friday 5 September: 10.00-13.00