Last week saw the third annual networking lunch run by students and staff at the clinic, read more about this event in the official University of Portsmouth press release here Many thanks to all our guests who attended the event for your continued support of our work at the clinic.
On 5th October, Chris Mills took time out of his busy schedule to come and talk to final year law students about what a typical day as a district judge consists of. It is safe to say that this was a subject that we knew very little about! Chris informed
Third year law students at University of Portsmouth recently had a talk from the Lin Fisher of the National Illegal Money Lending Team about loan sharks. Although it probably sounds more like something out of a TV drama and you wouldn’t imagine that it was happening here in Portsmouth, we
On 26th October 2016, Alex Brooke Smith, Head of Litigation at Stokes Solicitors, came to talk to legal advice clinic advisers and final year law students about life as a Civil Litigator. Alex outlined that, in general, most solicitors will specialise in one area of litigation, but that litigation is
More than a year ago now, on 1st October 2015 a prescribed format for Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 notices (by virtue of The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015) was published. What should I know about the prescribed format? The prescribed format provides
Background The Immigration Act 2014 received royal assent on 14th May 2014, and, as you may be aware from the press coverage it received, as part of this legislation landlords are now required to check that their potential tenants are entitled to reside in the United Kingdom. Section 22 of