Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh in collaboration with State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh reactivated Legal Aid Clinic in the Department on 20.01.2012. The Clinic was inaugurated by Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.M. Kumar, First puisne Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court in the presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jasbir Singh, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court and Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh.
The Legal Aid Clinic will be manned by para-legal student volunteers, trained by State Legal Services Authority. The objective of the clinic is to render legal aid to those who cannot afford to engage lawyers. Besides this the student para-legal volunteers will also be visiting the villages and colonies to spread legal awareness.