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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.