About LawWorks

LawWorks is the leading pro bono charity for solicitors in England and Wales.

It is committed to providing access to justice through free legal advice by:

  • promoting, facilitating and developing pro bono across the solicitors’ profession and at law schools in England and Wales
  • facilitating and supporting pro bono legal services and access to justice for people in need and without the means to pay
  • connecting smaller charities and not-for-profit organisations – supporting communities and people in need – with pro bono legal services and enabling them to deliver their mission
  • advocating for policy change to address barriers to pro bono and working collaboratively to improve access to justice

We’ve been a major funder of LawWorks since 2011.

Join LawWorks

Be part of a network of over 100 law firms and in-house legal teams committed to providing access to justice for vulnerable people in our communities.

Membership benefits include:

  • a weekly news bulletin
  • legal and professional skills training
  • help with setting up a pro bono clinic
  • advice on delivering pro bono, including online resources
  • access to pro bono professional indemnity insurance including for in-house legal teams
  • networking opportunities, including a pro bono forum, roundtables and conferences
  • regular information about the range of volunteering opportunities available, through LawWorks (including Free Legal Answers and Pro Bono Connect) and its clinics network
  • exclusive access to its not-for-profits programme which provides pro bono legal advice for charities and community groups
  • structured training, supervision and mentoring by LawWorks in-house solicitors to support lawyers to develop expertise in areas of social welfare law and assist individuals beyond initial advice
  • eligibility to nominate and be nominated for LawWorks’ prestigious pro bono awards
  • engagement in policy work, developing LawWorks’ policy voice on pro bono and access to justice issues.

To find out more, visit the LawWorks website.

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