Legal Advice Centre (University House)

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DESCRIPTION OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Legal Advice Centre (University House) (LAC) is a pro bono organisation in Bethnal Green. LAC is one of the oldest and most prestigious legal advice centres in London, and it is dedicated to filling gaps in public social services and relieving distress of the residents in the Borough of Tower Hamlets. The clientele represents the diverse community in which LAC operates. The work done by the LAC focuses specifically on specialist employment advice, welfare benefit appeals, legal expenses insurance, housing, and family law. LAC collaborates actively with some of the largest law firms in the UK which provide lawyers to work on the cases.

WEBSITE

http://legaladvicecentre.london

TYPE OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Other: Pro bono / charitable organisation

TRAINEESHIP TASKS

- Assisting the lawyers with the cases
- Operating the online database
- Conducting legal research and writing
- Shadowing the lawyers, and attending meetings and court visits

ORGANISING ELSA GROUP

ELSA United Kingdom

PLACE OF THE TRAINEESHIP

London, United Kingdom

EARLIEST START DATE

17/06/2019

LATEST END DATE

12/07/2019

MIN DURATION

1 month/s

MAX DURATION

6 month/s

REMUNERATION

unpaid

REQUIRED STUDY LEVEL

undergraduate

LEGAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Administrative Law - General

LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED

English - Good



NUMBER OF TRAINEES

2

NUMBERS OF HOURS PER WEEK

40

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Trainees should have good administrative skills (experience preferred) and a good understanding of IT systems.
The working time is generally 9:00-17:00, but the trainee is expected to work once a week during one of the evening sessions running from Monday to Thursday 13:00-19:00.