Legal Aid Clinic - GLS Law College

Founded in 2015, GLS LAW COLLEGE LAC has a striking history of responding to the legal needs of the less privileged. In furtherance of the same, GLS LAW COLLEGE LAC is a clinic orchestrated to help achieve justice for the indigent and weaker sections of the society. It aims on providing comprehensive legal aid, legal advice as well as legal literacy in order to avail every citizen to have an equal and reasonable access to justice.


With a belief that 'Justice can never be pursued, instead it is always a task to be achieved', GLSLC LAC strives to work dynamically for raising the competence bar of the budding legal professionals and also upgrading the general level of legal awareness and assistance of the people.


The clinic provides advice and assistance by two methods as of now. It is working under two campaigns namely The Legal Literacy to Literates and Free Legal assistance to the poor and indigent sections of the society.


 Legal Aid Activities 

Lex Juris Intra Quiz Competition


17 July, 2018

GLS Law College Legal Aid Clinic organised an in campus quiz competition under it's campaign "Legal literacy to literates"on 17th July, 2018, on the occassion of International justice day. With the aim to enlighten the students of law to the concepts and doctrines of the constitution and other important laws, the LAC framed the rounds of the competition in such a manner as to giving comprehensive knowledge to all the participants as well as the audience. The Lex juris scienticia was enlightened with the presence of Judge Shree Jyotsna Yagnik. The chief guest explained to the students of law, the importance of legal aid in the field of law and the international perspective of free legal services. Dr. Yagnik also enlightened the audience with reference to alternative dispute resolution system and the importance of the same and emphasised upon it's usage as the emerging system in the field of law. She also presented facts and figures as to increasing usage of ADR by the commercial corporations. The quiz so organised concerned with constitution and team "Theta" emerged victorious out of the four teams in the final of the competition.


Legal Awareness Camp at Jeevansandhya Old Age Home, Ahmedabad


23 Jun, 2018

The GLS LAW COLLEGE LEGAL AID CLINIC conducted legal awareness camp on 23 June,2018 at Jeevansandhya Old Age home in Ahmedabad under the guidance and leadership of Principal Dr. Mayuri H. Pandya.


Under the said campaign, the senior citizens were made aware regarding their rights and privileges. Moreover an advocate accompanied the team of LAC in order to give on the spot legal advice to the senior citizens.


Legal Clinic - Bakrol


27 Feb,2018

The Student of legal aid Clinic of GLS Law College and In charge Faculty members with Two High court Advocate went to the Bakrol village for providing Free legal aid to People of Bakrol on 27th Feb. 2018 which has been adopted by Gujarat Law Society.

Legal Clinic - Bakrol


31 Jan,2018

The Student of legal aid Clinic of GLS Law College and In charge Faculty members with Two High court Advocate went to the Bakrol village for providing Free legal aid to People of Bakrol on 31st January 2018 which has been adopted by Gujarat Law Society.

Legal Awareness Campaign under LAC at Lakhudi and Gulbai Tekra (Ahmedabad)


11 Nov,2017

The GLS LAW COLLEGE LAC organized "LEGAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN" in regards to voting rights with the approaching elections. The 15 member committee went to Lakhudi and GulbaiTekra slum areas and explained to them the importance of their voting rights and also what all can they get to know about the candidate. Several problems of the slum community were taken down and effective measures for the same were sought under the regular working sessions of the LAC.


Legal Clinic – A Legal Initiative at Bakrol (Ahmedabad)


28 Oct,2017

The Students of GLS Law College LAC under the guidance and initiative of Senior Advocate Mr. Sudhir Nanavati, pledged for "FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE AND AID" to the people of Bakrol village which has been adopted by Mr Sudhir Nanavati. The students on monthly basis visit the village to support and guide the illiterate population of the village.

Legal Literacy to Literates on International Justice Day


17 Jul,2017

The clinic, with its inception has started working very hard in the legal literacy to Literates campaign. It has been holding exhibitions, in order to make the students of other institutions known about their rights and duties. Also the students at GLSLC LAC have actively organized a "know your Laws" exhibition in- house at the campus and was inaugurated by Former High Court Justice Mr. S.M. Soni sir and students of various institutions were provided knowledge about their rights and duties and their special rights with respect to dispute and the redressed system inclusive of the filing stage itself. Students of GLS Law College LAC organized in house exhibition on the topic "KNOW YOUR LAWS" with a motive to acquaint the students of other institutes inside the campus of GLS University. The student members of the LAC explained the procedures and basis of laws ranging from the PCPNDT Act to the Cyber Crime and Cyber Security laws.


RECENT ACTIVITIES

  • Lex Juris Intra Quiz Competition
  • Legal Awareness Camp at Jeevansandhya Old Age Home, Ahmedabad
  • Legal Clinic - Bakrol
  • Legal Awareness Campaign under LAC at Lakhudi and Gulbai Tekra (Ahmedabad)
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