Legal Aid of Cambodia (LAC)

Legal Aid of Cambodia (LAC)

Legal Aid Cambodia (LAC) aims to provide quality legal aid, along with legal and human rights education and outreach for all Cambodians. LAC advocates in order to ensure that access to justice, the promotion and respect of the rule of law and human rights, and judicial reform are continued to be upheld within Cambodia.

Find out more information on the LAC website.

Session 3 2019

Location: Pnomh Penh, Cambodia

Dates: 4 January- 15 February 2020

Activity cost: $1916 approx (note: subject to change)

Cost includes: Accommodation, airport transfers, in-country orientation, insurance for the activity duration

Cost excludes: International flights, meals, daily commute costs to partner organisation, laundry, visa. Optional cultural trip to Siem Reap 3 days/2 night *$441

PACE Travel Grants available (subject to eligibility): $3000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants or $1100 PACE Travel Grant

Number of students: Approx 2

*Students will have the option of participating in a 2 night/3 day trip to scenic Siem Reap & the UNESCO Angkor Wat temples during their activity. The in-country provider Buffalo Educational Tours (BET) will facilitate this trip at an additional cost to students. The cost will be dependent upon student numbers & will be paid in-country to BET.

Current opportunities

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingActivity examples
LAWS452/LAWS899 or equivalentSession 1 (after activity)Students will work collaboratively with other team members in assisting to provide legal training to journalists, media, and other NGOs. Students will assist the team with legal research, develop training materials and other educational materials. Activity will include a field trip component.

Before I apply

  1. Receive academic advice to see how a PACE International activity will fit into your degree
  2. Check you meet the eligibility requirements
  3. View the PACE International information session online or visit one of our drop-in sessions
  4. Refer to the PACE International essential resources for application tips, example application form and information on ethical volunteering

Unit info

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingOverseas activity timingActivity examples
LAWS452/LAWS899 or equivalentSession 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Students can provide support over the following programs: General Legal Aid, Land Law and Environmental Law, Child Justice, Women Justice, Legal Support for Human Rights Activists and NGO’s / CBO’s under (CCSS) Cambodia Civil Society Strengthening Project
INTS305 or equivalentSession 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Students will support LAC in it's mission to provide free, quality legal services and to advocate on behalf of Cambodia's poor. Working on the project 'Freedom of Expression' alongside team members assisting with the provision of legal training to journalists, media, and other NGOs. Students will help with legal research, developing training materials and other educational materials.
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