The Law Society actively supports and facilitates our members' involvement in pro bono initiatives.
We know that our members provide a huge amount of important free legal advice to individuals, charities and community groups throughout England & Wales, and we work with them to help celebrate and grow this work.
The Pro Bono Manual is a practical guide and resource kit for solicitors looking to develop a pro bono programme, either in-house or in a law firm.
The Pro Bono Charter is a public commitment by the legal community to promote pro bono opportunities throughout their businesses and to help support this goal.
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The Law Society actively supports our members' pro bono initiatives and we are always looking for new and innovative ways to support and celebrate the pro bono work carried out by solicitors, while acknowledging that pro bono legal work is always only an adjunct to, and not a substitute for, a proper system of publicly funded legal services.
We are a member of the attorney general's domestic and international pro bono committees and a founding signatory of the Pro Bono Protocol, which provides a common pro bono definition for the sector.
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Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
For further information about how we support our members with their pro bono work, please contact our pro bono and public legal education policy officer, Valerie Robertson.
Please note that we do not keep a list of pro bono providers and are unable to refer members of the public to pro bono solicitors.
For the Public
You can also find more information on pro bono and other legal issues on the Advice Now website.
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