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Stateless: a collaborative pro bono project
We spoke to Steven Schulman of Akin Gump, and Ian Kane of Asylum Aid, collaborative winners of the 2021 Law Society’s Excellence in Pro Bono award. Awarded alongside 12 global law firms for their collaborative project addressing the issue of statelessness within the UK, Steven and Ian tell us about the challenges stateless individuals face and the importance of pro bono work.
Good comes around: pro bono as a sole practitioner
Yomi Oni-Williams was highly commended for excellence in pro bono in the Law Society Awards 2021. Yomi talks about giving free legal advice to over 180 vulnerable people, continuing her volunteering for Citizens Advice centres in Luton and Dunstable during the pandemic.