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Giving Back to Move Forward – pro bono for junior lawyers

November 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Kindly hosted by Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP via Zoom, our esteemed panellists will be sharing their experience in relation to how pro bono work has shaped their careers, and why pro bono work is important. The panel discussion will be introduced by the UK’s Solicitor General, the Right Honourable Michael Ellis QC MP.

We hope you can join us for what will be an insightful discussion on this important topic during national Pro Bono Week.

Keynote Speaker: RT Hon Michael Ellis QC MP


Mandy Gill, Head of Legal at The British Red Cross

– Elizabeth Mason, Committee Member of JLSLA and Associate at Reed Smith LLP

– Michael Polak, President of MTYBA and Barrister at Church Court Chambers

 – Chaired by: Charlotte Hill, President of JLSLA and Senior Associate at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Don’t miss this cross-collaboration event where you will have the opportunity to virtually move around networking tables meeting others in your industry. 

Attendance to both the panel discussion and virtual networking is FREE but you must register below to attend either or both sessions:

            Panel Discussion – Please register here to access the panel discussion event between 18:00-19:15.

            Virtual Networking – Please register here to join the virtual networking after the panel from 19:15.

Please note, you will need to access the networking after the panel discussion by joining the Remo link provided. Guidance on how to set up Remo and the event link will be shared with you on Monday 02 November evening, ahead of the event.

Attendance is not limited to LYLG, JLSLA/LSLA or MTYBA members.

We look forward to seeing you there!


November 4, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Online event
United Kingdom