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Graffiti on a wall of a girl looking sad using a phone Mishcon de Reya LLP and the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre submit joint submissions to the Public Bill Committee on the Online Safety Bill
27 June 2022

These submissions are made on behalf of victims of image-based sexual abuse (or "revenge porn"), and form part of a project that we have been working on with Mishcon de Reya LLP to consider how the Online Safety Bill can be drafted so as to best protect such victims.

A bunch of decorated cards by children at the LAC's I Am You stall at the Queen Mary Festival of Communities. Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Participates in the Festival of Communities
13 June 2022

On Saturday 11 June 2022, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) ran the I am You Crafts Stall at the Queen Mary Festival of Communities. Three of our lovely students, Amelie Anh Barone, Weronika Mazurowska and Bojidara Simeonova assisted Meghan Mizen (QMLAC Projects Coordinator) with the stall. This was the first time the festival has run since 2019, following the pandemic.

Posters of projects offered by the LAC hanging on the wall The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) has won the first place in the prestigious 2022 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship
13 June 2022

QMLAC won this top spot from a global association of over 400 universities, in 82 countries, on six continents, all committed to developing student leaders who are actively engaged with society. The award recognised and supported QMLAC’s civic and public engagement work, in particularly the enhancement of student education and the promotion of access to justice in the community, through our free legal advice service and outreach work.

Courtnav logo LawWorks InfoExchange on Domestic Abuse
1 March 2022

On Wednesday 16 February 2022, Meghan Mizen (QMLAC Projects Coordinator)spoke at LawWorks ‘InfoExchange on Domestic Abuse’. We spoke of our partnership with Royal Courts of Justice Advice and our new Domestic Abuse Form Filling Clinic.

Virtual computer generated image of data and cyberspace Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre hosted a remote panel discussion on ‘The Promise and Perils of Algorithms in Public Administration’
28 February 2022

The event, held on 3 February 2022, considered the way in which Artificial Intelligence is increasingly shaping the way we are governed and how these systems, known as 'ADS' (algorithmic decision systems), often rely on the analysis of large amounts of personal data to infer correlations or, more generally, to derive information deemed useful to making decisions, particularly in the context of immigration and access to social welfare.

Students writing out the word CHANGE Global Day of Action for Climate Change 2021
17 December 2021

On Wednesday 17 November 2021, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre marked the annual Student Law Clinic Global Day for Action for Climate Justice.

Alumni profile - Hussain Syed
15 November 2021

Islamophobia Awareness Month is a fantastic opportunity for the Muslim community to educate the wider community about the impact of Islamophobic hate crime and discrimination on British Muslims in the UK. I urge everyone reading this post to take time this month to read through some of MEND’s resources on Islamophobia or speak to their Muslim friends and colleagues about Islamophobia.

 

(Law with History LLB, 2020)

Five Legal Advice Centre Students stand holding a huge colourful banner which reads Chambers and Partner Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Features Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Article
12 November 2021

“this time last year we were sitting with our head in our hands, thinking how can we virtually run a law clinic”

New Computer Room in the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Expansion and Refurbishment of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre – Now Complete
9 November 2021

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre has undertaken renovation works to increase the facilities for staff and students and to enable a more flexible service for its clients.

Queen Mary Law students gathered round a laptop in the graduate centre 2020-2021: Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre’s Highlights
31 May 2021

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre has had an incredibly successful year, balancing both its social-justice and educational-orientated objectives. All students involved at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre have demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice. The resilience of the students, despite very challenging circumstances for many, has ensured the delivery of a high-quality service for clients at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre.

Front cover of the How to reclaim lost property from a prison or police station with the Queen Mary School of Law logo and the LAC logo Prisoner Property Project toolkit is a success in the local community
1 April 2021

The Prisoner Property Project toolkit was developed by nine undergraduate students at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre. This self-help toolkit empowers prisoners’ and their families resolve issues surrounding lost, damaged and stolen property in prison and property retained or damaged by the police.

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of 116 barristers and solicitors as new Queen’s Counsel Queen Mary Law Professors appointed as new Queen’s Counsel
17 December 2020

Professor Rachael Mulheron and Professor Alan Dignam from Queen Mary’s School of Law have been appointed as new Queen’s Counsel (QC) in England and Wales.

Street lined with bus shelters displaying COVID-19 warnings Civil Liberties in Lockdown Project – Report Published
25 November 2020

Over the summer, a number of Queen Mary students were involved in the Civil Liberties in Lockdown Project, led by The Freedom Law Clinic in partnership with Josie Appleton, Director of the Manifesto Club.

Event flyer for LAC event: Should Trees Have Standing, with a banner of leaves in autumn colours Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
25 November 2020

Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre takes part in the second Student Law Clinics' Global Day of Action for Climate Justice.

A black woman and a white woman sat in office with pink patterned wall paper Queen Mary launches Black Justice Project to tackle discrimination
9 November 2020

The Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary University of London has launched a new clinic offering free legal advice to members of the Black community to help tackle discrimination.

Matthew Evans profile image Legal Advice Centre Co-Director wins Human Rights Lawyer of the Year
22 October 2020

The Law Society presented Matthew Evans the award at a virtual ceremony on 14 October, in recognition of his achievements in the field of human rights law in 2019-20

Students from Queen Mary's Legal Advice Centre Queen Mary’s Legal Advice Centre wins Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence
6 August 2020

The Legal Advice Centre based in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London has won a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) in recognition of its outstanding contribution to higher education.

Black Protest Legal Support UK and Race Relations and Policing Project
2 July 2020

Yvonne Kramo has penned a blog for the Bar Council about the important work that Black Protest Legal Support UK are doing

Digital illustration of two people talking with speech bubbles Queen Mary launches Arts and Culture Support Centre
22 May 2020

The Legal Advice Centre and qLegal will support the new initiative by creating online toolkits

LAC students taking part in a community project The Legal Advice Centre Progress into its 15th year
21 May 2020

The Legal Advice Centre reflects on their successes and milestones from the past 15 years

Idhil Jama and Alexandra Tanase standing in front of an orange wall in Trinidad and Tobago From the London to the Port of Spain
15 April 2020

Hear from the first School of Law students to take part in the Clinical Legal Exchange Programme in Trinidad and Tobago

Cake stands set up for the LAC legal bake sale The Great Legal Bake 2020
28 February 2020

On Tuesday 11 February the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (LAC) took part in the Great Legal Bake 2020

Students and Staff from holding hands for climate change around Queen Mary campus Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
6 December 2019

Legal Advice Centre takes part in the Student Law Clinics' Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

School of Law wins prestigious pro bono award
2 May 2019

Queen Mary University of London School of Law has won the prestigious Best Contribution by a Law School at the annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards.

Does the Proposed Bill Provide do Justice for Upskirting?
20 August 2018

The LAC's Frances Ridout discusses the proposed Upskirting Bill in a blog post

Great Legal Bake 2018
14 February 2018

New initiative from QMUL offers free legal advice to victims of revenge porn
3 February 2015

Victims of revenge porn can apply for free legal advice through a new service offered by the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). As part of the service, victims will receive legal advice from a team of trained student advisors – under the supervision of experienced, qualified lawyers - at QMUL’s Legal Advice Centre.

qLegal awarded £90,000 to expand free legal advice programme for entrepreneurs
15 September 2014

The Legal Advice Centre (LAC) at Queen Mary University of London has received a grant of £90,000 to expand qLegal, a community initiative which provides free legal advice to entrepreneurs and technology start-ups.

qLegal students qLegal to run events in London Technology Week 2014
16 June 2014

Queen Mary's free legal advice service for digital start-ups is to take part in London's first ever Technology week from 16 - 20 June 2014.

Patrick Cahill with the Clinical Legal Education Panel, BLIP qLegal takes part in NYC Brooklyn Law event 'From Bleak House to Geek House'
11 June 2014

Experience from Queen Mary’s free legal advice service for digital start-ups was shared at a legal entrepreneurship event in New York.

QML Legal Advice Centre School of Law shortlisted for national pro bono award
11 March 2014

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is in the running for a top national award for its voluntary work with communities, charities and businesses in east London.

Free legal advice offer to Tech City
4 November 2013

A new free legal advice service has been launched for east London digital companies by Queen Mary University of London as part of National Pro Bono Week (4-8 Nov).

Field Fisher Waterhouse Prize 2010 - Congratulations to the winning Legal Advice Centre student advisers!
14 April 2010

The Field Fisher Waterhouse Prize is an annual prize for Student Advisers in the School of Law’s Legal Advice Centre (LAC). 

Queen Mary wins Attorney General Award
6 April 2010

The Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary, University of London won at the Attorney General Student Awards at the House of Lords on Tuesday 30 March.

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