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Legal Advice Centre
‘We risk a lost talent pool if we don’t engage with the autistic community’ – a fresh perspective on reasonable adjustments, and disability rights in the workplace.
Last Thursday (6 July 2017) saw the Legal Advice Centre host a breakfast seminar on ‘Disability, Employment Rights, and Reasonable Adjustments’, with a focus on autistic individuals and their experiences of work.
Malvika Jaganmohan, BPTC student and Development Assistant for the Autism Law Service, describes the overwhelming impact of the National Autistic Society’s training day on ’Understanding the Autism Spectrum’.
On Wednesday 24 May 2017, in partnership with the Law Centres Network, Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre (‘the Centre’) played host to a range of external guests from up and down the country, from Cardiff to Norwich.
Malvika Jaganmohan, BPTC student and Development Assistant for the Autism Law Service, explains the need for this new scheme, upcoming events and long-term plans for the future.
It seems to be around that time of year again when everyone around you is panicking about their “next big career move”.
As a Law student, you may or may not have heard about the importance of getting involved in pro bono work in some form or another.
“Those who do pro bono stand out by a mile” – Celebrating 10 Years of Pro Bono at Nottingham Law School
Staff, students, alumni, and external supporters of Nottingham Law School (NLS) Pro Bono all gathered at the NLS Legal Advice Centre last Thursday evening (10 November) to celebrate ‘10 Years of Pro Bono at Nottingham Law School’.
“The notion that Uber in London is a mosaic of 30,000 small businesses linked by a common ‘platform’ is to our minds faintly ridiculous”.
I would recommend pro bono work to anyone who is hoping to work in the legal sector. Although experience shadowing legal professionals is valuable, partaking in pro bono work goes above and beyond this.
By Steve Cupid Theodore, FRU Representative
Finalist, Gray’s Inn Moot Competition 2015-16
“When I was choosing where to do the BPTC, like other students I considered many factors: pupillage rates; reputation; cost.