Centre for Access to Justice


Pro Bono Opportunities for 2023 and 2024

New projects and opportunities will be added throughout the coming year so please check back regularly for updates.

Take a look at the Quick Guide to Opportunities and Deadlines for information on eligibility, time commitment, and deadlines for opportunities.

At UCL Laws there is a broad range of activities you can participate in and contribute to, which will give you the opportunity to support local communities, increase your awareness of social justice issues, and develop important skills. 

The Centre also advertises a number of opportunities on behalf of external organisations. If you have an opportunity you wish to advertise to UCL Laws students, please email accesstojustice@ucl.ac.uk 

New opportunities will continue to arise throughout the year, so please check this page and your UCL e-mail regularly for updates.

The Justice Gap

The Justice Gap

Contribute to the award-winning online magazine aimed at the public about the law and justice, writing news as well as features and investigations. 


UCL iLAC Student Supervisor

Volunteer to support iLAC and supervise our student assistants. 


Contribute to the Access to Justice Blog

Write about pro bono and access to justice issues on our student-led blog

Amicus (UCL Chapter)

Amicus (UCL Chapter)

Amicus ALJ is a legal charity in the United Kingdom that works to provide support to capital defence lawyers in the United States. The UCL Chapter gives law and non-law students the chance to become involved with Amicus ALJ.


Centre for Adults’ Social Care – Advice, Information and Dispute Resolution (CASCAIDr)

CASCAIDr is an online specialist advice charity, expert in the legal principles that are supposed to govern how adult social services operate in England and Wales

City and Islington College

City and Islington College Law Support Group Mentor

The participants in the group are in year 12 studying their A Levels and many are interested in studying law at university

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Grassroots Human Rights Project

In association with the Students Union UCLU, the CAJ Grassroots Human Rights project focuses on educating young people in local state schools about their human rights



INQUEST is the only charity in  England and Wales providing expertise on state related deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, policy makers, advice and support agencies, the media, and parliamentarians.

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IntoUniversity Buddy Days

IntoUniversity is an educational charity providing local learning centers where young people are inspired to achieve


Junior Lawyers Against Poverty

The Junior Lawyers Against Poverty (JLAP) initiative works toward eradiating poverty through access to justice and legal education.

Money A+E

Money A+E

Money A+E are a non-profit social enterprise that provide money advice and education projects / services to people from disadvantaged communities

Nurture at Oasis

Oasis Nurture Project

The project provides holistic, child-centred services for children and families that are in need of bespoke support

Rare Dementia Support Advice Service

Rare Dementia Support Advice Service

RDS Advice Service offers students first-hand experience of advising on a wide range of legal issues to patients with rare forms of dementia and their carers

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Gain firsthand experience of complex criminal appeals cases, whilst developing invaluable practical skills and working remotely as part of a diverse casework team

Southwark Law Centre

Southwark Law Centre

Southwark Law Centre assists in the provision of free legal advice and representation mainly to people who live, work or study in Southwark.


Tamil Welfare Association Newham

The Tamil Welfare Association Newham is looking for a student volunteer to assist with casework and to eventually lead on projects. 


Yucan Internship

YUCAN is looking for student volunteers to assist young carers in  East London.