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Legal Volunteering Groups

Gain valuable legal experience while helping others


Citizens Advice Bureau

Every Citizens Advice Bureau is a registered charity and over 20,000 of the people involved in the service are trained volunteers, helping people to resolve over 5.5 million new problems a year. If you are interested in becoming a CAB volunteer go to volunteer now and your details will be forwarded to your local Citizens Advice Bureau. See the CAB website for more details:

Free Representation Unit

FRU takes cases in employment and social security law once they have been set down for hearing by a tribunal.

You will be responsible for the entire conduct of the case: interviewing the client, taking instructions from the client, liaising with the other side, negotiating settlement, drafting witness statements and other submissions, and representing your client at Tribunal.

Our Legal Officers provide training, supervise your cases and give advice and guidance.

How to Volunteer


Challenges Worldwide

Challenges Worldwide is an international development charity and award winning social enterprise. We recruit volunteers with professional skills and experience and train them to work with our local partners in developing countries. . We currently work in Central America, South Asia, Eastern Europe, West Africa and Southern Africa. Call us o­n 0845 2000 342 [+44 (0)131 225 9549] or email for information o­n how you can get involved today. Visit our website

Projects Abroad

The Projects Abroad Human Rights Office in Cape Town is committed to promoting respect for human rights, human dignity, justice and fundamental freedoms for all human beings without any form of discrimination.

Law students help to assist and open cases for clients in the office, as well as engage in social work projects and providing education about human rights issues to the community. Contact Projects abroad on 01903 708 300 or go to:www.projects-abroad

Namibia Paralegal Association

The Namibia Paralegal Association was set up as an association of community based paralegals in 2002 aimed at providing access to justice to disadvantaged people living in rural areas of Namibia.
To find out more about the work we do and the issues that we face in Namibia, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Victor Mutumbulwa the national coordinator of the NPA on for more information.