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Oxford Pro Bono Experiences: Interning

Ingrid Cloete 7th November 2012

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) provides annual grants to allow students to undertake unpaid or poorly paid public interest law work at organisations and law firms across the globe.  Ingrid Cloete, one of the successful applicants in the 2012 grants process, writes about her experiences working at the Centre for Child Law in South Africa. […]

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Oxford Pro Bono Experiences: Volunteering

Chintan Chandrachud 6th November 2012

In celebration of National Pro Bono Week, we will be featuring students’ experiences of pro bono work while at Oxford. In our first post, Chintan Chandrachud reflects on his experiences volunteering on Oxford Pro Bono Publico research projects. It has been almost a year since I first volunteered to assist Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) […]

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Oxford Human Rights Hub Celebrates National Pro Bono Week

Import Import 6th November 2012

This week is National Pro Bono Week in the UK, a time to celebrate the contributions made through pro bono legal work.  In this spirit, we will be featuring posts on pro bono contributions made by Oxford students.  The Oxford Law Faculty houses two pro bono programmes: Oxford Pro Bono Publico and Oxford Legal Assistance.  […]

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Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

Guest Contributor 30th October 2012

By Betsan Criddle The important decision of the Supreme Court in Birmingham City Council v Abdulla establishes that a claimant who is out of time to pursue an equal pay claim in the Employment Tribunal (“ET”) may issue a claim in the civil court as of right if that claim is in time. Gender pay […]

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