Pro Bono opportunities for undergraduate students

Law students in a courtroom

Throughout your degree there are opportunities to get involved particularly as part of the optional modules you choose to undertake. Your involvement in these initiatives can count towards your Law in Action module and UWE Futures Awards.

Mentoring

Mentoring A and AS level students at our linked schools and colleges to give them the skills and confidence to study Law at University, and the career paths that can follow.

Street Law

Street Law sees our students working with local schools and the Red Cross to raise awareness about Law and International Humanitarian Issues. This can be part of your Law in Action module in Year 3.

Bristol Music Advice Service

Providing advice to aspiring local musicians and others in the entertainment and media world. This is part of our Media and Entertainment Law module.

Elderlaw

Students working in conjunction with local solicitors and the Bristol Older People's Forum to help with legal issues.

Anti-Death Penalty Awareness

Awareness of jurisdictions around the world where the death penalty is yet to be abolished.

Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)

SPAN is a well-known charity based in Bristol. Students undertaking the Family Law module can work with the charity to raise awareness and understanding of legal matters.

Legal Advocacy Support Project (LASP)

LASP is a project where students work closely with the Avon and Bristol Law Centre (ABLC) to help people appealing against adverse Disability Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance assessments. Students can appear before the Appeal Tribunals.

Mediation

Mediation is widely used as an alternative to legal action. You can both study it as an option and take part in national and international competitions.

Team Entrepreneurship

Acting as a legal advisor to a team setting up and operating a company, complying with all the Statutory and Regulatory conditions relevant to businesses today.

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