LAW CENTRES NETWORK: PADDINGTON LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC
Time commitment: Flexible
Location: 421 Harrow Road, London, W10 4RE
Law Centres have existed since the early 1970s and work within their communities to defend the legal rights of local people. Specialising in social welfare law, they have an in-depth knowledge of the issues communities face. They use this knowledge to help people save their homes, keep their jobs and protect their families.
Law Centres offer legal advice, casework and representation to individuals and groups. Spotting local trends and issues in the course of their work, they highlight them to bring about necessary policy changes and to prevent future problems. Law Centres also help build capacity within local communities by training and supporting local groups and educating people about the law and their rights.
All Law Centres are independent and operate on a not-for-profit basis. They are also accountable to their communities, with local people acting on their management committees.
Above all, they exist to improve the daily lives of the communities they work in.
Fill up the form at their website to enquire about the current vacancies.
Alternatively, Law Centres also operate pro bono clinics in which volunteers provide advice under qualified supervision, for example, to extend reception times in the evenings. If you work for a law firm or are involved in your college law clinic and would like to work pro bono with your local Law Centre, please notify them too for further opportunities and collaborations.