Junior Lawyers Against Poverty

Junior Lawyers Against Poverty extends legal education beyond casework. Students go out into the community to deliver presentations to non-lawyers in a clear and engaging way.


Our interactive legal education sessions in local secondary schools focus on topics relevant to teenagersOur students share with pupils what it’s like to study law and possible career pathways after university.

Local organisations

JLAP projects educate and engage members of the public in discussions about their rights. Students working on JLAP projects have:
  • Collaborated with the Student Union’s My Rent, My Rights project, creating leaflets on students' housing rights.
  • Delivered a presentation on Mental Capacity Law and dementia to Bath and North East Somerset Dementia Support TeamRead the news article.
  • Provided legal education and support to local domestic violence charities. The support informed service users of their rights in the criminal and civil justice systems.

If you would like our Law Clinic students to give a presentation at your school or organisation, please contact us at bristol-lawclinic@bristol.ac.uk

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