University of the West of Scotland - Legal treatment

October 28, 2010

A clinic bringing together law students and qualified solicitors to assist poorer communities has opened in Scotland. The Law Wise Clinic, a partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and the Renfrewshire Law Centre, is the first of its kind in Scottish higher education. It will provide free legal advice while offering students a chance to gain hands-on experience as part of their courses. The centre will fill in the gaps in Renfrewshire's legal provision and therefore will not act for anyone who can afford professional legal services or who qualifies for legal aid.

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