"The experience has formed the foundations for my own professional development and it is already opening doors for me. I now have the confidence and skills to be able to step into a job and know that I will do it well."
Naomi Newell 3rd Yr UG LLB volunteer with NCLS

The Law Clinic is an invaluable part of your studies at UEA. With an unrivalled range of pro bono activities, including opportunities to engage in teaching, research and advice work with leading local and national charities, working with the Law Clinic can help build your confidence, broaden your subject knowledge and develop your transferable skills, thereby enhancing your employability. You will also gain the satisfaction of knowing that you are using your legal skills and knowledge to the benefit of the wider community.  

Through the Law Clinic, the UEA Law School offers, in conjunction with a number of external agencies, a wide range of activities outside the formal curriculum that will support and complement your academic studies, affording you opportunities to broaden your knowledge and experience, whilst helping you to develop your transferable skills thereby boosting your employability. 

Most notable among these are the pro bono (volunteering) activities offered as part of the UEA Law School's  joint venture with Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS), including the Free Legal Advice Scheme (FLA), the Domestic Abuse and Advocacy Service and the Discrimination Advice Service (SDLS). You can train with Shelter as a Housing Advice Assistant, sit on the Norfolk Police Authority's Youth Advisory Forum, or assist with important research into Access to Justice.  Street Law allows students to enhance their learning by delivering awareness-raising sessions on legal issues in in local schools and community groups, and at University open days, and the Humanitarian Law Project give students the chance to present workshops on humanitarian law issues with the British Red Cross.

*Please note that places on some of these activities are limited and entry may be restricted to those with specialist subject knowledge and/or prior experience.