The awards are hosted by the Legal Support Practitioners Group (LAPG), and aims to recognise the very important do the job of social justice legal professionals.
The UCL Integrated Authorized Tips Clinic (UCL iLAC) has been shortlisted for the Legal Assist Agency/Not for Earnings Agency award, sponsored by The Legislation Modern society.
UCL iLAC is operate by the UCL Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) at UCL Legal guidelines. Based in Stratford, the clinic offers members of the neighborhood East London community free of charge face to face legal assistance on all facets of social welfare regulation which include expert information and casework on welfare gains, housing, community care and schooling regulation.
A consumer who gained support from the Clinic explained:
“I owe a great deal to the clinic. I cannot place into text or repay them for how considerably they have assisted me. I get emotional even wondering about it. I have been in this nation for the last 35 many years and have not arrive across individuals as superior as the personnel at iLAC, especially Sarah. I owe everything to them.”
Speaking about her working experience functioning with the Clinic, Harriet Sampson, previous UCL student and current paralegal, explained:
“The clinic has given me an possibility to take a look at and find out about various places of regulation, acquire valuable friendships, and make a modify to people’s lives. It has been unbelievably inspiring for me and given me a robust feeling of purpose…with no the clinic, I would not be as confident of my aspirations to develop into a lawful assist attorney.”
The winners of the 12 award categories will be announced at a live ceremony in central London on 12 July. The whole record of shortlisted nominees is offered on the LAPG site.
Graphic credit: UCL Integrated Legal Guidance Clinic