“I get a real feeling of satisfaction from making a difference, especially for people less able to stand up for their rights.” Sheila, Stretford CAB
Without our trained volunteer advisers we could not continue to meet the demand for advice. Our generalist advice service looks at a client’s situation holistically as opposed to looking at their problems in isolation from one another. Advisers are given free training, both formal and on-the-job. As a CAB adviser you would:
help them negotiate with people such as creditors or service providers
This feature by The College of Law’s careers team manager Angela Smith on the LawCareers.net site should give you some pointers on the help you can get from the Placement and Careers Service (1st Floor, Bannerman) all year round.
LPC Taster Session
Come and hear what life is like in practice from some of our ex-UWE students who are now practising solicitors at Burges Salmon and CMS Cameron McKenna. You can also hear more about the LPC, look around the facilities, and meet our tutors and current and former students.
Programme of activities for the taster session:
Interactive session with current/past students about what life is really like in practice
Tour of the facilities
Event details: Date: 30 November 2011
Time: 3.30 – 5.30pm
Location: University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus
For more information and to book, please click here
Law Fair An opportunity to meet future employers, law firms and other organisations providing legal services. We have over twenty firms attending, and you can see a list on our website.
Event details Date: 30 November 2011
Time: 5 – 7pm
Location: Floor 3, B Block, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus
For more information and to book, please click here.
Reprieve uses the law to enforce the human rights of prisoners, worldwide.
Clive Stafford Smith, founder and director has been awarded the Judges’ Special Beacon Prize for Outstanding Philanthropic Achievement 2010 – a prize described by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown as the ‘Nobel Prize of the charity world’.
Reprieve recruits volunteers – see reprieve for more information.