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Pro Bono 2012 | Starting them young

Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Clinic provides a service both for students and those in need of advice. Nicholas Johnson reports

29 October 2012

Nottingham Law School places great importance on both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking part in pro bono work during their legal education. As well as including pro bono elements in the curriculum, a fully-equipped, purpose-built Pro Bono Centre within the school includes a workspace - which allows teams of graduate students to work together in a confidential environment on live cases - interview rooms and a supervisor’s office.

Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Clinic opened in 2006 and each year students participate in law clinic activities, providing initial legal advice and a referral service to both the local community and Nottingham Trent University staff and students.

Education and service

Law students, supervised by qualified lawyers, are available to offer advice and assistance on a wide range of legal problems, including employment...

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