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Lauren Kilbride - Free Representation Unit Volunteer

My placement year at the NLS Legal Advice Centre

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Written by Lauren Kilbride, placement student at the Legal Advice Centre.

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The Cost of Saving: How Litigants in Person are Denied Access to Justice

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Written by James Cunningham, Graduate Diploma in Law Student at Nottingham Law School (2017-18)
The legal system of England and Wales is in crisis. This is not news to anyone who has taken so much as cursory interest in it in the past few years.

Lauren Kilbride - Free Representation Unit Volunteer

Becoming a Free Representation Unit Volunteer

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What is the Free Representation Unit?
The Free Representation Unit (FRU) is a charity that provides representation in Social Security and Employment Tribunals to people who cannot afford the costs of a solicitor, or whom do not qualify for legal aid.

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Why is it an advantage for law students to do pro bono work?

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Written by Mathew Game, Supervising Solicitor in the Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre.
 
On the face of it this seems a fairly simple question to answer. Most students I have spoken to on this topic provide a fairly generic response.

Christian Weaver

Christian Weaver: UK’s Youth Delegate to the Congress of the Council of Europe

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This article was first written in 2017 and details Christian Weaver’s experience as the UK Youth Delegate to the Council of Europe 2017.

Lauren Kilbride

Life as a Legal Advice Centre Placement Student…

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I was a full-time LLB Law student that had not opted for a placement year.

Student Pro Bono Conference

Attending the LawWorks Student Pro Bono Conference in Manchester

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Written by Gemma Grant and Olivia Kettleborough – Student Representatives for Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre and NTU LEX Student Law Society
On 11 November 2017, we attended the LawWorks Pro Bono Conference at the University of Manchest

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Nottingham Law School National Pro Bono Week 2017 Celebrations

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As part of National Pro Bono Week 2017, Nottingham Trent University’s LEX Student Law Society and the Legal Advice Centre hosted an open day for all Nottingham Law School students.

Nottingham Law School National Pro Bono Week 2017 Celebrations

Introducing the new Student Pro Bono Committee for 2017-18

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Introducing the new Student Pro Bono Committee for 2017-18
The Nottingham Law School Student Pro Bono Committee (‘the Committee’) are a group of students that have been selected to represent the students that undertake pro bono work in the Legal

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NLS Legal Advice Centre: Working towards access to justice for all

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Over the summer, Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre signed up to the Law Society’s Pro Bono Charter (www.lawsociety.org.

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