Excellence in Pro Bono

20 October 2017


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Excellence in pro bono winner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLPFreshfields acts directly for victims of modern slavery. Working closely with frontline charities and legal aid lawyers, they bring and enforce civil claims for victims against those who have exploited them within the UK. They harness the expertise and contacts gained through this casework and deploy it in systemic cases.

Highly commended

LegaCare UK Limited

Excellence in pro bono highly commended LegaCare UK LimitedEverybody deserves to die with dignity. For many, this includes having access to legal advice and support. Sadly, many patients do not have the means or energy to get help at this pivotal time in their lives. LegaCare provides free, unlimited legal help as part of a patient’s care pathway.

Employment Lawyers Association

Excellence in pro bono highly commended Employment Lawyers AssociationELA runs Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Support Scheme (ELIPS) clinics at London Central and Cardiff Employment Tribunals. Staffed by volunteers the clinics offer advice and representation at hearings. With increasing numbers of unrepresented parties, the clinics enable access to justice and support efficient delivery of justice for all.

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