The Law Clinic is an invaluable opportunity for our law students to work on real-life cases, under the supervision of qualified lawyers.
Whilst working with the Law Clinic, students will:
Students receive full induction and on-the-job training at the Law Clinic, specifically in matters of client care and confidentiality, to ensure we deliver an excellent standard of service and professionalism to users of the clinic.
But don't just take our word for it, read what our students say about volunteering in the Law Clinic:
Working with clients and alongside solicitors/barristers has enabled me to become more confident. It has provided me with an opportunity to network with firms in Cambridge and Peterborough as well as understand more about the court system
Volunteering for the law clinic has been the highlight of my time at university. It helps with studies, it fits into the timetable well, and it gives students a chance to help the community
Issues in family law can be very isolating and it's very important to be able to reassure clients that help is available. I have achieved new key skills such as talking to the clients in a caring but professional way, by watching and listening to the solicitors and barristers that we have worked with
The law clinic has enhanced my skills highly and has helped me to succeed in my academic studies
The Law Clinic provides an opportunity to shadow experienced practitioners and interview real clients in a professional, working environment. It enhances your career prospects and employability skills as you can add it in your CV and reflect upon your experiences in an interview