The Open Justice Centre’s Law Clinic has been shortlisted in the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards 2019. This is in the ‘Best LegalTech Contribution’ for the awards which recognise and celebrate the outstanding pro bono work undertaken by law schools and law students across the UK.
The awards are run by LawWorks with the support of the Attorney General, The Rt Hon Geoffrey Cox QC MP. The awards ceremony is at the House of Commons in the Members’ Dining Room on Wednesday 1 May, hosted by His Honour Sir Robin Knowles CBE. The Attorney General will present the awards to the winners.
The Law Clinic offers free online legal advice led by OU students working collaboratively under the supervision of qualified solicitors. It was also highly commended at the LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards in early December 2018 in the ‘Best new pro bono activity’ category.
LawWorks is a charity committed to enabling access to justice through free legal advice. The judging panel for the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards are: