The Migration Law Clinic is financially supported by the VUvereniging. The VUvereniging is a social network of people who feel connected and involved with the special identity of the VU and VU Medical Centre. Based on its Christian origin, it wants to contribute to a better world, a world in which justice, humanity and responsibility for each other and the world are central.
The VUvereniging published a short article on the Migration Law Clinic on its website.
Lawyers of DLA Piper support the Migration Law Clinic by supervising the student teams in their work on the Clinic projects. Furthermore, they coach moot court teams and train students in practical skills like drafting and presentation during the Clinic meetings.
DLA Piper is a global business law firm with 4.200 lawyers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The collaboration with the Migration Law Clinic of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is part of its signature pro bono projects Upholding the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and stateless people.
Click here for the press release on the cooperation between DLA Piper and the Migration Law Clinic.