Pro bono opportunity with Chelmsford Law Clinic (Civil Litigation)

Chelmsford Law Clinic, working in partnership with Citizens Advice, aims to improve the availability of free legal advice to clients, who cannot afford to pay, in the Chelmsford area.

The clinic are looking for a litigation solicitor who can advise clients on their current position and on their rights going forward, signposting clients to relevant other sources of assistance and providing them with the know how and tools to move forward.  Client appointments last 30 minutes and volunteers are asked to provide written notes for the clinic after the session. 

What are you looking for volunteers to help with?

Provide support for local people who are in need of advice in relation to civil litigation matters.

What will the time commitment be?

A commitment of 2 hour long sessions per month, which includes up to 4 client appointments, lasting 30 minutes each. These will be held on either Tuesdays or Fridays.

What will volunteers get out of this?

The opportuntiy to give back to members of society by assisting clients in their time of need.

Person specification - what type of volunteers are you looking for?

Qualified lawyers or paralegals who are specialists and are able to provide advice to the public in relation to civil litigation matters.

Application process - is there any information you would like applicants to provide?

Please meail the clinic at law.clinic@chelmsfordcab.org if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity.

This is an ongoing opportunity.

Details

Opportunity location:
Chelmsford Law Clinic Chelmsford
United Kingdom
GB
Region:
East
Opportunity type:
Closing date:
Friday, December 31, 2021
Opportunity area of law: