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Attorney General at the LAC Fifth Anniversary
Attorney General at the LAC Fifth Anniversary

The success of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre has been recognised by a number of awards.

2018

  • The LAC was honoured to be invited to the Houses of Parliament when we were nominated for the best contribution by a law school in the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards.

2017

  • At the Queen Mary Festival of communities Awards Ceremony the LAC won two awards.  SPITE for Schools won the award for inspiring the local community for the work undertaken in local secondary schools on the issue of revenge porn. Secondly the first LAC run undergraduate module (the Practice of Law in a Clinical Environment) won the community collaboration award for teaching.
  • Our SPITE Project was nominated for in the category of Outstanding Contribution to the local community at the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.

2016

  • The Legal Advice Centre won the award for Best Contribution by a Team of Students for our work on SPITE at the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards.  At the same awards ceremony the Centre was also shortlisted in the categories of Best Contribution by a Law School and Best New Student Pro Bono Activity. Shortlisted at the Halsbury Legal Awards in the category of Pro Bono.
  • The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre was also shortlisted at The Lawyer Awards in the category of Pro Bono Team of the Year.

2015

  • We were nominated in the category of Pro Bono Team of the Year in recognition of the pro bono contribution the Centre makes. Shortlisted for a LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Award for the best contribution by a law school. Shortlisted for the Pro Bono Award at the Halsbury Legal Awards.

2014

  • The Legal Advice Centre was highly commended in the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards in the category of Best Contribution by a Law School to recognise all the work of the Centre.

2013

  • Shortlisted for The Times Leadership and Management Awards 2013 in the category knowledge exchange/transfer initiative of the year.
  • Runner-up for Best New Project and Best Law School for Pro Bono.

2011

  • Finalist for three prestigious awards; The Lawyer Award for Pro Bono Team of the Year, The Times Higher Award for Leadership and Management and the LawWorks Award for Pro Bono Partnership of the Year with Reed Smith. We were also highly commended at the Attorney General’s Pro Bono awards for Best Team of Students and runner-up for Best Law School.

2010

  • Winner Best Team of Students and runner-up for Best New Project at the Attorney General’s Pro Bono Awards.

2009

  • Highly commended for Best Team of Students, Best New Project and Best Law School at the Attorney General’s Pro Bono Awards.

2008

  • Winner Best New Project at the Attorney General’s Pro Bono Awards. Finalist and only university to be shortlisted for the Law Society Excellence Awards.
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