Thailand (Virtual) International Legal Studies Clinic

The Law School will offer six students the chance to participate in a six-week BABSEACLE Virtual International Legal Studies Clinic over the Summer Semester, 2020-2021. 

You will contribute in many ways including:

  • Supporting legal research related to access to legal service providers for vulnerable and marginalised persons and communities. Thematic areas include; women’s rights, elderly rights, labour and migrant worker rights, rights of drug users, disability rights;
  • Supporting the development of access to justice and pro bono initiatives across Asia, most notably the Asia Pro Bono Conference & Access to Justice Exchange, and the Asia Access to Justice Week;
  • Access to justice roundtable support and network building.

Students unsure whether they are eligible to gain credit for a law elective towards their LLB(Hons) studies should seek confirmation from Faculty at bel@uq.edu.au.

Law students

UQ law students are invited to apply as part of LAWS5233 (Transnational Perspectives in Law). 

The application process is as follows:

  1. Complete the BABSEACLE Application Form. Applications close Friday 13 November 2020 at 5pm (AEST). Applications and materials must be submitted by email to probono@law.uq.edu.au.
  2. The School of Law and BABSEACLE will shortlist candidates. All applicants will be advised whether or not they have been shortlisted by Friday 20 November 2020.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will attend a pre-selection Zoom interview with the BABSEACLE team in the week starting Monday 23 November 2020. Final offers will be made to the successful candidates in that same week.

Read the program flyer

 

Administrative fees apply and are paid directly to BABSEACLE. The cost per student for the 2020 International Legal Studies Externship Clinic is $950 USD

UQ Law School has New Colombo Plan funding to support this clinic. Each successful eligible student will receive $1,400 AUD towards their course costs.