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Someone holding a sign at a protest saying 'no justice, no peace' Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Joins Summer School
21 December 2022

This year the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre is happy to offer ‘Clinical Legal Education Access to Justice and Pro Bono Law’ as part of the Queen Mary Summer School.

An old style typewriter Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Launches Poetry Competition
19 December 2022

We are launching a poetry competition inspired by our I am You project.  The competition welcomes children aged 8 – 10 to submit poetry that is inspired by the protected characteristics within the Equality Act 2010. We have prepared an educational and fun PowerPoint that explains what the Equality Act 2010 is, and our three themes: self-identity, community, and challenging stereotypes. All submissions will be considered, but we are especially keen on participants using these themes.

Queen Mary Legal Advice Team at their cake stand for the Legal Bake 2022 The Great Legal Bake 2022
1 December 2022

On Thursday 1 December 2022, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre took part in the annual London Legal Support Trust’s Great Legal Bake. The event is for justice in support of frontline free legal advice services. It is also an opportunity to raise some vital funds to ensure that the most vulnerable and poorest people in our communities can get access to justice.

Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre's Fashion Swap stand Global Day of Action for Climate Change 2022
21 November 2022

On Thursday 17 November 2022, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre participated in the fourth Student Law Clinic Global Annual Day of Action for Climate Justice. The theme this year was fast fashion, and it was “left intentionally broad to give the freedom to take it in whichever way most empowers and excites you”.

Racks of clothes on hangers Queen Mary’s Legal Advice Centre will hold a public event to celebrate the Fourth Global Annual Day of Action for Climate Justice
11 November 2022

An event aimed at helping address fast fashion and its knock-on effects in the areas of labour law and environmental law will take place on Thursday 17 November between 10 am and 3pm. Organised by Queen Mary’s Legal Advice Centre, the event is open to all – members of the public as well as staff and students.

Delegates from Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Host Delegates from the Legal Aid Clinic at Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad and Tobago
28 October 2022

Between the 17-21 October, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) welcomed two exchange students from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago.

LAC fellowship recipients at LAC celebration (left to right): Simon Lim, Nerys Evans, and Maria Patsalos Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Hosts Celebration Event
30 June 2022

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) hosted a celebration event on 15 June to celebrate and acknowledge the work of our community partners, volunteers, students and alumni.

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.

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