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Volunteering opportunity - The Matching Service


The Matching Service partners individual lawyers with local schools to provide them with the opportunity to volunteer in the classroom and facilitate a one off, 1hr session with students about different areas of the law, from Social Media and the law to Intellectual Property.


This programme is completely free to participate in, with the usual £10 admin fee being waived until 2017. Volunteers will receive:


  • Access to the SmartLaw website to find schools near you
  • Materials to run engaging sessions
  • Access to an online training video to prepare you for working with young people in a classroom environment.

Dorothy Spencer from the Citizenship Foundation, the educational charity which is running the programme, spoke at the Warwickshire Law Society Annual Dinner about the programme and how to get involved. If you are interested in taking part in the programme, or have any questions, please get do get in touch: E:  T: 0207 566 5035


CF: Maria Fidelis School-Lawyers in Schools 2011