Pro Bono Opportunity with University of Law Birmingham Employment Rights Advice Line (BERAL)

Could you spare a Wednesday evening once every 8-10 weeks to help vulnerable members of our community and provide valuable work experience to law students? If so, the University of Law would love to hear from you. We are looking for volunteers to assist with our Employment Rights Advice Line (BERAL). BERAL is a telephone advice service which has been providing initial employment advice to unrepresented individuals in Birmingham for 10 years.

Volunteering opportunity

We are looking for volunteers to assist with our Employment Rights Advice Line (BERAL).  The advice is covered by University’s insurance and the work can be done from your own office or firm (and subject to your conflict of interst checks).

What will the time commitment be?

One evening (6 – 8pm) approximately once every 8-10 weeks

What will volunteers get out of this?

Volunteers will have the opportunity to meet aspiring lawyers as well as providing employment advice to individuals who may not otherwise be able to access legal advice.

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

Solicitors and barristers with experience of employment law

What email address should enquiries and applications be sent to?

[email protected]

Details

Region:
West Midlands
Closing date:
Friday, April 12, 2019