Oxford Legal Assistance

Dan Cashman and Ayaaz Nawab, founding co-chairs, talk about OLA

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Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA) is the first pro bono programme at University of Oxford open to undergraduates as well as the University's first programme involving practical legal work for the benefit of people living in the local area.  OLA co-ordinates a range of projects with Turpin and Miller, a local legal aid law firm, and the Oxford Citizens Advice Bureau where second year Oxford Law undergraduates can both develop their practical legal skills and help the local community.

OLA exists thanks to the support of the law faculty, our partner organisations the Citizens Advice Bureau and Turpin and Miller, our generous sponsors Baker & McKenzie and CMS Cameron McKenna and the commitment of our student volunteers..

OLA News

OLA Partner Wins Top Award

Oxford Legal Assistance's (OLA) partner law firm, Turpin & Miller LLP, were recognised by the Law Society in its annual Excellence Awards, hosted last month. Turpin & Miller LLP were winners in the category of Excellence in Client Service, which recognises those who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of real excellence and client focus […]

OPBP-OLA Drinks Reception

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP), in association with Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA), invites all postgraduate students to the OPBP-OLA Drinks Reception […]

OLA celebrates a great year

Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA) held its annual dinner on Thursday May 23rd 2012 […]

Inaugural OLA moot

Applications are now open for the inaugural Oxford Legal Assistance Immigration Law Mooting Competition […]



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