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About Us
"Our model of legal support makes us stand out from the rest - we care about our clients’ situations and will help them as much as we can, through our free or affordable services."
Our Services
"One of the greatest challenges to accessing specialist legal advice is that people don’t always recognise that their problem has a legal resolution. Providing people with specialist legal advice quickly so that we can support them to resolve their problem remains a priority for us."
Support Us
"Without your support, we simply won’t be able to provide the range of free and affordable services that we do to the local community, you, your family and friends."

Volunteer

You can also offer your time or services, pro bono. For example, many of our services are provided on a voluntary basis and, without volunteers, we wouldn’t be to offer the range of support that we do. For more information, please call us on 0191 230 4777 or email [email protected]

There are three categories of volunteers:

  • General Law Centre volunteers - we offer volunteering opportunities to anyone looking to help with general admin and project support.
  • Legal professionals - we are actively looking to recruit a number of volunteer lawyers who are willing to assist with our pro bono projects in Newcastle and the North East.  We have a range of projects covering a wide range of categories of law including Education, Welfare Benefits, and Employment, but we welcome enquiries from anyone looking to support in any area of law.
  • Management Committee Volunteer - our trustees are volunteers who give a few hours a month to support the strategic development of the Centre.  From time to time we advertise vacancy on the Board for trustees with particular skill sets.  We are currently are currently looking to recruit a trustee with marketing experience.  

If you are interested in supporting the Centre in any of the three areas highlighted above, please contact Julie Maxwell via email [email protected]

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