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FlagDV

  • 1 person is interested

FLAG DV are looking for a fully qualified solicitor, legal executive or barrister from any discipline, to provide legal advice on family law to victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Fully training will be provided for non family lawyers and all lawyers will be fully supported and supervised and will have access to a directory of other agencies.

Free legal advice will be provided fortnightly in FLAG DV's free legal advice surgery which is now being held over the phone because of social distancing requirements.

Their minimum commitment is three surgeries per year. Each surgery will include up to 5 appointments of 30 minutes each plus 30 minutes admin, totaling 3 hours of volunteering per surgery.

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About FlagDV

Location:

4-8 The Broadway, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1BA, GB

Mission Statement

To provide clear messaging on how people affected by domestic abuse can refer into FlagDV to access, confidential legal advice, support, information.

Description

Free Legal Advice Group for Domestic Violence or FLAG DV is dedicated to supporting victims of domestic violence and abuse, children and young people through:

- empowerment and protection
- informing choice and understanding of legal rights and responsibilities
- breaking the cycle of re-offending

We provide people with free, confidential legal advice on a one to one basis . Our trained, experienced legal advisors help people by ensuring they understand their choices in law.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Broadway House4-8 The BroadwayNewbury, RG14 1BAUnited Kingdom

SKILLS

  • Family Law

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The minimum commitment is three surgeries per year. Each surgery will include up to 5 appointments of 30 minutes each plus 30 minutes admin, totaling 3 hours of volunteering per surgery.
  • Fully/semi qualified solicitors, legal executive or barrister. Volunteers need to be empathetic and have good communication skills. Volunteers will be open-minded and non judgmental and will enjoy helping others.

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