This programme gives you the opportunity to work in pairs to provide 1:1 legal advice for clients under the supervision of solicitors at our partner firms.
You will develop skills such as:
You will receive comprehensive training on the substantive areas of law, and practical legal skills you need. You will have the opportunity to work on at least one client case; from receiving your case summary and interviewing the client, to preparing your advice letter and closing your client file. You will be supported throughout by the qLegal team, external solicitors and your fellow students.
Find out more about what you will be doing in this short video.
qLegal gave me a unique opportunity to contribute to the start-up ecosystem while pursuing my studies. Using legal tech, like the Clio case management system, was a great introduction to how I can futureproof my legal skills.— Sarveshwar Kannan, qLegal student 2022-23
I 100% recommend this for anyone looking to be a lawyer! My qLegal experience helped me to have confidence in myself and I am no longer afraid to start applying for jobs in the legal sector.— Shireen Husain Ali Del Pozo, qLegal student 2021-22
qLegal isn’t just a clinic, it invests a lot in its students. It’s a massive family, and to be a part of it is hugely beneficial. I have managed to make lifetime connections as a result. qLegal helped me secure my present role within the Civil Service. My experience helped me navigate my career path post-graduation.— Daniel Harvey, qLegal student 2019-20
The opportunity to work on a case for a real client is also available on our 15 credit Entrepreneurship Law Clinic Module, which you can apply for in the same way as your other modules.
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