Family law firm partners with King’s College London to offer free legal advice

October 15, 2019

Family law firm, Stowe Family Law has partnered with King’s College London to offer free legal advice at the King’s Legal Clinic.

Lawyers Graham Coy and Alice Wightman from the family law firm, Stowe Family Law office on Chancery Lane in London will support the third-year students as they offer clients’ initial free legal advice and throughout the process.

Graham Coy, Partner at London Chancery Lane said:

“Alice and I are delighted to be involved in the King’s Legal Clinic, supporting both the students and clients by sharing our expertise at Stowe Family Law.

Since the removal of legal aid for the majority of family law cases more people are having to represent themselves, frequently with disastrous outcomes. Having professional and specialist legal advice can be life-changing and make a positive difference to somebody’s future.”

King’s Legal Clinic

King’s Legal Clinic provides free legal advice to members of the public, staff and students. Law students work under the supervision of qualified lawyers, interviewing clients, analysing their legal problems and researching the issues involved in their client’s case.

Shaila Pal, Director of Clinical Legal Education & Supervising Solicitor at King’s Legal Clinic, King’s College, London said:

‘We are very pleased to be partnering with Stowe Family Law on this invaluable service for the community. The need for pro bono advice in family law is considerable, with disadvantaged groups and people with limited means desperately needing specialist assistance.”

Shaila continues:

“It is also a great opportunity for King’s students to work with specialist lawyers providing high-quality advice and increase access to justice. “

The joint legal clinic will officially launch on Wednesday 23 October at King’s Legal Clinic at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. The clinic will operate by appointment only.

Click here to make an appointment online or call 0207 848 7891.

Stowe Family Law is the UK’s largest specialist family law firm with over 20 offices.

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