My Experience protecting a Redfield cinema’s Asset of Community Value status

To celebrate Student Volunteering Week 2024, we caught up with final-year LLB student Lydia Jones to ask her about her work, together with fellow Law Clinic student Maryam Alsuwaidi (final-year LLB), to provide pro bono support to preserve a potential community space of great value in Bristol.

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My journey from law student to pro bono solicitor

To celebrate Pro Bono Week 2023, University of Bristol Law Clinic solicitor, Teaching Associate and alumna, Alex Walker gives an insight into her role working at the University’s pro bono legal service, supporting students improve access to justice and public legal education.

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My experience on the Black Student Internship with Leigh Day

To celebrate Pro Bono Week 2023, University of Bristol Law graduate, Oladayo Ige gives her first hand experience of working in the Law School’s pro bono legal service, the Law Clinic and being an intern as part of the Black Student Internship offered in partnership with law firm, Leigh Day.

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From the ashes: the rise of the Law Clinic education – National Volunteers Week Law Clinic series

A solicitor for almost four decades, the Law Clinic’s Director, John Peake, set up his own firm in 2002. South West Law undertook legal aid work with cases that concentrated on social welfare law. The introduction of the Legal Aid and Punishment and Sentencing of Offenders act (LAPSO) in 2013 saw the availability of publicly funded legal aid work for social welfare removed and the firm’s work massively reduced.

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‘Achieving peace and justice for families’ – National Volunteers Week Law Clinic series

In recognition of National Volunteers Week 2022, this blog series shares insights into the work of our students who are involved in pro bono activity at the University of Bristol Law Clinic. In this series, we will look at the scope and impact that these vital projects have on the local community, on the development of our students and on our alumni’s commitment to give back.

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‘An unparalleled taste of what it is like to be a solicitor’ – National Volunteers Week Law Clinic series

In recognition of National Volunteers Week 2022, this blog series shares insights into the work of our students who are involved in pro bono activity at the University of Bristol Law Clinic. In this series, we will look at the scope and impact that these vital projects have on the local community, on the development of our students and on our alumni’s commitment to give back.

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From Housing Law to the Financial Ombudsman Service – National Volunteers Week Law Clinic series

In recognition of National Volunteers Week 2022, this blog series shares insights into the work of our students who are involved in pro bono activity at the University of Bristol Law Clinic. In this series, we will look at the scope and impact that these vital projects have on the local community, on the development of our students and on our alumni’s commitment to give back.

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I completed a legal internship and this is why you should too – National Volunteers Week Law Clinic series

Recent LLB graduate and Law Clinic member, Ibukun Badmus completed a two-week internship in collaboration with the University of Bristol Law Clinic and law firm Burges Salmon. Burges Salmon sponsored this new internship, open to Black students, as part of the Law School’s anti-racism work to address the chronic underrepresentation of Black talent in the legal sector.

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