The Legal Advice Centre is part of UEL School of Law and Social Sciences. It is an educational facility for students and an advice service to members of the public. The Law Centre provides free legal advice to the East London community to those who are unable to pay for such legal services or obtain legal advice under the legal aid.
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The Centre aims to deepen the ties the School of Law and Social Sciences has with the local community whilst providing legal experience for the next generation of lawyers. The Law Centre is run by Law Students who are overseen by the Centre Director and supervisors in conjunction with volunteer lawyers ensuring that the quality of advice remains high.
The Director and Supervisors are responsible for such matters as training, development and administration. The Centre is overseen by an Advisory Committee consisting of members of the School of Law and Social Sciences and partner organizations. The Centre is also supported by local solicitors who provide their services on a pro bono basis.