New program includes participation in clinic for social security and employment law

The University of Ulster in Northern Ireland will be offering a new LL.M. in Clinical Legal Education beginning in September 2012 at its Jordanstown campus near Belfast.

According to the university, the new program is designed to "supplement the range of legal service providers by focusing on, and meeting, unmet legal need in the fields of employment law and social security law, whilst giving students the opportunity to develop legal advice and advocacy skills and engaging their interest in the provision of legal services more generally."

Students on the program will participate in the Ulster Law Clinic, which provides free social security and employment law advice and representation to members of the public with cases before social security or industrial tribunals.

The program will be offered full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

For more information, please visit the Ulster Clinical Legal Education LL.M. program website.

Comments


Related Law Schools

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom 11 Followers 3 Discussions

More LLM News

Six US Law Schools to Hold Virtual LL.M. Information Sessions

Oct 26, 2020

More LLM News

LLM Articles

A Real Estate LL.M. is an Asset in a Downturn

Oct 16, 2020

Law schools create specialist courses in property and sustainability

Niche LL.M.s: Law Schools Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Teaching

Oct 09, 2020

Law schools opt for depth rather than breadth, creating specialist courses in everything from intellectual property to healthcare law

Student-run Legal Clinics Adapt to Coronavirus Pandemic

Sep 29, 2020

Pro bono opportunities are harder to come by, but the scope of the work is evolving into capital markets and corporate law

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists