Law Society blog - Pro bono
Here are all the posts tagged with "Pro bono".
11 February 2020
Our head of justice Richard Miller explains how the rule of law benefits us and that judges are not the enemy of the people, in a blog for Justice Week Monday 24 to Friday 28 February 2020.
04 November 2019
June Venters was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1984, appointed QC in 2006 and the first woman solicitor to take Silk, and called to the Bar in 2017.
28 May 2019
Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.
24 April 2019
Rosa Coleman is a marketing and development officer at the charity London Legal Support Trust and blogs about how access to justice and legal aid is under threat, and what you can do to help.
22 October 2018
What is pro bono work? It is free legal advice or help provided by lawyers to the public. Lawyers have always done pro bono work.
07 November 2017
In 2017 the country has been struck by a series of tragedies. A number of terrorist attacks were followed by the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower. The whole country was united in sympathy for those affected by these events, and wanted to do something to help. The legal community was no different.
09 November 2016
The pro bono advice given by solicitors provides essential support to some of the most vulnerable and stigmatised in society. Caroline Sorbier explains how it helps in one charity Body & Soul, which supports those living with or affected by HIV.
10 December 2015
Preetha Gopalan, an associate at Oslwang LLP, writes about her experience of working with young people to increase their understanding of the law.
06 November 2015
Amy Heading, UK Pro Bono Manager & Counsel (Senior Associate) at DLA Piper, considers whether the current trends transforming the legal industry can also reshape pro bono practices at City firms.
04 November 2015
Sarah Henchoz, partner at Allen & Overy, discusses the challenges and rewards of pro bono work.
02 November 2015
*Latin for: do pro bono!Martin Barnes, chief executive of LawWorks, explains the significance of National Pro Bono Week and outlines how pro bono work contributes to access to justice.