Can you offer advice on housing (landlord & tenant not property) and immigration?
Citizens Advice St Albans are seeking lawyers to serve on their Thursday evening rota giving free one-off legal advice to people in need and without means.
Volunteer lawyers usually offer one evening per month on a rota agreed quarterly in advance, typically seeing 3-4 clients for pre booked 30 minute appointments between 5pm to 7pm at the Citizens Advice, The Hub, Civic Centre, St Peter Street St Albans AL1 3JE.
The advice you give from the Citizens Advice clinic is covered by Citizens Advice professional indemnity insurance.
Honorary Legal Advisers (HLA’s) are part of LawWorks Programme. LawWorks is the operating name of the Solicitors Pro Bono Group (SPBG) – an independent charity that supports, promotes and encourages a commitment to pro bono across the solicitors’ profession. In the 14 years since it was established, LawWorks has assisted in excess of 100,000 individuals and more than 2,000 voluntary sector bodies though its member firms.
City of Expertise members Raydens, Bretherton Law, Taylor Walton and Debenhams Ottaway already provide volunteer lawyers to clients on family, employment, wills & probate and personal injury matters.
To get involved or find out more contact;
June Chapman CEO