Essex Law Clinic: Meet the Student Directors – Sam Howlett, Director

The Essex Law Clinic appoints student directors each year to work closely with the Director, Donald Nicolson, as well as the wider teams of Executive and Management Committees - in providing leadership and support to the student body of the Law Clinic. The student directors work collaboratively to decide the direction of the clinic and … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Meet the Student Directors – Sam Howlett, Director

Essex Law Clinic: Meet the Student Directors – Mariya Hoque, Director

The Essex Law Clinic appoints student directors each year to work closely with the Director, Donald Nicolson, as well as the wider teams of Executive and Management Committees - in providing leadership and support to the student body of the Law Clinic. The student directors work collaboratively to decide the direction of the clinic and … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Meet the Student Directors – Mariya Hoque, Director

Essex Law Clinic Updates: Summer Term 2020

New Student Directors announced Sam Howlett Student DirectorMariya HoqueStudent DirectorMegan GreenDeputy Student Director Update by Clinic Director, Professor Donald Nicolson. We have appointed two new Student Directors for next year – Sam Howlett and Mariya Hoque – as well as Megan Green as a Deputy Student Director who will also help with organising training. I … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Updates: Summer Term 2020

Essex Law Clinic – Virtual Clinic launched!

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Essex Law Clinic has adapted its service so that clients can still receive free legal help during this difficult time. So on the 7 April 2020, the Virtual Essex Law Clinic was launched. Students, under Supervision, meet and interview clients via Zoom and then observe the Clinic Supervisors … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic – Virtual Clinic launched!

Essex Law Clinic & The Red Cross: lifting the No Recourse to Public Funds restriction

Essex Law Clinic Guest post by Zoé Monty & Priscillia Odia. NRPF (No Recourse to Public Funds) is a condition imposed on someone who is ‘subject to immigration control’. A person with no recourse to public funds is prohibited from accessing public funds such as certain welfare benefits and social housing. During last term, we … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic & The Red Cross: lifting the No Recourse to Public Funds restriction

Open letter to all Law Students from the Essex Law Clinic Director

Dear Law Student Donald Nicolson, Director of Essex Law Clinic The Essex Law Clinic is now open for applications for membership for the new academic year. We are looking to expand numbers, but at the same time ensure that members have the commitment to client service that our clients deserve. As a result, we now … Continue reading Open letter to all Law Students from the Essex Law Clinic Director

Legal Action Group Housing Law Conference 2019: a law student’s perspective

Guest blog post by Jade Hunt. After finishing my second-year summer exams, I was keen to start my new position within Essex Law Clinic as the Housing Law Frontrunner plus. I am already familiar with the Clinic, having volunteered as a case worker during term time. However, for this role, I will be meeting clients … Continue reading Legal Action Group Housing Law Conference 2019: a law student’s perspective

Essex Law Clinic Updates: Spring Term 2019

10 year Anniversary of our Essex Law and Human Rights Centre Clinics On 25 February 2019 the Essex Law Clinic and Human Rights Centre Clinics celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a special event. Honorary guests were; President of the Law Society, Christina Blacklaws, and UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of religion or belief and … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Updates: Spring Term 2019