Pro bono opportunity with St James Legal Advice Centre

The St James Legal Advice Centre has clinics at Muswell Hill and Wood Green, North London, on a walk-in basis on Saturday mornings, and appointment-only clinics on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Advice Centre offers free legal advice and support on all areas of civil law including benefits, housing, employment, consumer, debt, and land, as well as specialist immigration advice.

What are you looking for volunteers to help with?

Legal advisers at our Saturday morning, Tuesday morning (Muswell Hill) and Wednesday afternoon (Wood Green) clinics to give at least preliminary advice across our practice areas. Specialist immigration advisers.

What will the time commitment be?

Each clinic is 2 hours. Sometimes there's some follow up work. There's potential to volunteer at a clinic every week, or less often (e.g. once a fortnight).

What will volunteers get out of this?

The Wednesday clinic offers the opportunity to mentor law students who provide administrative and triage support. The friendly group of advisers support each other, with more senior advisers overseeing the work of more junior ones.

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

Legal volunteers with 5 years PQE. Our mid-week (Tuesday and Wednesday) clinics are ideal for retired solicitors/ solicitors on career breaks.

What email address should enquiries and applications be sent to?

cmanuel@blueyonder.co.uk

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

Please send your CV to the email address above.

Is there a deadline for applications or is this an ongoing opportunity?

Ongoing

Details

Opportunity location:
Muswell Hill and Wood Green London
United Kingdom
GB
Region:
Greater London
Opportunity type:
Closing date:
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Contact:
cmanuel@blueyonder.co.uk