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Kingsford Legal Centre Clinic Application Form

Please read this information carefully before completing the Kingsford Legal Centre Clinic Application Form.

This form will open at 10am on 5 September 2017 and close 9am on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

Eligibility: Open to UNSW Law students who have completed all, or the majority, of the core courses and have met the course pre-requisite below. Priority will be given to final year students.

·         Kingsford Legal Centre (KLC) Clinics applications will be sent directly to KLC for selection. KLC will notify successful candidates and Law Student Services will enrol students.

·         Students will be advised of the outcome of their application via their student email account.

·         A great deal of time and resources is expended to organise these clinical placements. The University and KLC rely on you to fulfil and honour your commitment. Please consider this before applying.

Semester 1 2018 KLC Clinic Application Information below. 

Family Law Community Education Clinic 

Prerequisite:  Lawyers, Ethics and Justice (LAWS1230/JURD7130)

Course Dates: 

S1 2018 – induction day is Thursday 22 Febraruy 2018 (O - Week). Course commences 26 February 2018, and finishes 22 June 2018.

Requirements: Students must attend the Centre 1 full day a week (9am to 4:30pm). All students must attend a seminar from 4pm to 6pm every Wednesday, as well as attending at least one evening advice session throughout the session, from 4pm to 9pm, on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening. All students must attend a full day induction session on Thursday of O-Week (22 February 2018). This induction session might include a bus tour of the catchment area.  If you don’t attend the induction day on Thursday 22 February 2018 from 9am to 5pm you cannot do the course.

Supporting Documents - Students applying do not need to supply supporting documents.

This course is different from other KLC courses in that students learn how to design and deliver community legal education on Family Law issues.  Students have some contact with individual clients through reception duties and some interviewing.  Students do NOT work on individual case files.

Students will receive a letter of offer by email from KLC shortly after applications close.  You must accept this offer immediately or your place may be offered to another student. KLC completes its allocations of days of attendance at the Centre within 2 weeks of your acceptance of a place in the course. While every effort is made to allocate students to their first preference of days, KLC is strictly limited to 10 students attending the Centre each day.

Students must attend all day. Requests to be absent for work commitments will not be considered.

Students who have completed any of the KLC courses in previous sessions are eligible to apply for other KLC courses again, however preference will be given to those students who have not previously done a KLC course. If you were offered a place before and subsequently withdrew from the course, you must re-apply.

 

 

Other KLC courses: Employment Law, Intensive Community Law (2 days/week) and Non-Intensive Community Law (1 day/week) Clinics

Prerequisites: Lawyers, Ethics and Justice (LAWS1230/JURD7130) and Resolving Civil Disputes (LAWS2371/JURD7271)

Course Dates: 

S1 2018 – induction day is Thursday 22 Febraruy 2018 (O-Week). Course commences 26 February 2018, and finishes 22 June 2018.

Requirements: Intensive and Employment students must attend the Centre 2 days a week (9am to 4:30pm) and I day non-intensive students attend one day a week (9am to 4:30pm). All students must attend a seminar from 4pm to 6pm every Wednesday as well as attending at least two evening advice sessions throughout the session, from 4pm to 9pm, on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening. All students must attend a full day induction session on Thursday of O-Week (22 February 2018). This induction session might include a bus tour of the catchment area.  If you don’t attend the induction day on Thursday 22 February 2017 from 9am to 5pm you cannot do the course.

 

Supporting Documents - Students applying do not need to supply supporting documents.

 

Students will receive a letter of offer by email from KLC shortly after applications close.  This offer must be accepted immediately or your place may be offered to another student. Allocation of days of attendance at the Centre is completed by KLC within 2 weeks of your acceptance of a place in the course. Whilst every effort is made to allocate students to their first preference of days, KLC is strictly limited to 10 students attending the Centre each day.

Students must attend all day. Requests to be absent for work commitments will not be considered.

Students who have completed any of the KLC courses in previous sessions are eligible to apply for other KLC courses again, however preference will be given to those students who have not previously done a KLC course. If you were offered a place before and subsequently withdrew from the course, you must re-apply.

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Please include expected completion date in (Month/Year)
Have you completed the following pre-requisites? Family Law Community Education Clinic - Lawyers, Ethics and Justice (LAWS1230/JURD7130) Other KLC courses: Employment Law, Intensive Community Law (2 days/week) and Non-Intensive Community Law (1 day/week) Clinics - Lawyers, Ethics and Justice (LAWS1230/JURD7130) and Resolving Civil Disputes (LAWS2371/JURD7271)

Please choose in order of preference the course/s you wish to apply for:

The type of Supporting Document required is indicated under the description section for each Clinic above.
Please note that you will need to meet the UNSW Law Overload Rules to gain approval to overload.
* Students who have a recent record of failure (past year of study) are NOT eligible to overload. Please apply to overload once you have met this requirement.
By completing and submitting this form, I consent to the personal information contained in this form being used by UNSW Law for the purpose of assessing and administering my application to the law experiential learning program and for directly related purposes such as audit, management and operational activities of the experiential learning program. I confirm that by providing my consent I am authorising the disclosure of my personal information to the external host organisations selected on the form for the sole purpose of assessing my application. I understand that the provision of this information is voluntary but that my eligibility for placement into an internship/clinic cannot be assessed if I do not provide this information. I understand that my personal information will be held by UNSW Law and that I can submit a request for access to or amendment of any of my personal information held by UNSW Law. At the conclusion of the process, the personal information submitted will be removed from the system in accordance with UNSW Policy. For more information on how UNSW manages your personal information, please visit the UNSW Privacy website: https://www.legal.unsw.edu.au/compliance/privacyhome.html

Thank you for your application and good luck.

Application outcome will be notify to you via your student Zmail account in due course - we thank you for your patience.