If you are organising an event whether online or in person, please let Mary Dobson know mary@probonoweek.org.uk

 

Check out the full list of all the events that took place in 2020 and in 2019.

Demystifying Contracts (for Not-for-Profits) – LawWorks

Online event

Amazon's in-house lawyers will talk contract basics for your not-for-profit, highlighting key clauses and what to look out for.   To kick off US Pro Bono Week 2021, UK volunteers from Amazon's in-house legal team will take you through the basics of a contract including: Basic contract law Key clauses What to look out for […]

Climate Clauses in Action: Finance – The Chancery Lane Project

Online event

From 1st – 12th November, and throughout Pro Bono Week and COP26, we are running a 2021 Net Zero Toolkit Workshop Series, which includes events across a number of key themes: built environment, corporate governance, finance, supply chains and transactions and deals. Each event includes a Climate Clauses in Action (week 1) and Net Zero Drafting (week 2) […]

How to conduct a Legal Healthcheck – with LawWorks and Small Charities Coalition

Online event

 Do you know what a Legal Healthcheck is? Have you conducted a Healthcheck before? Even the smallest of organisations can face big legal issues. That is why preventative measures are a key tool when mitigating these uphill battles. Small Charities Coalition and LawWorks will be providing a session on how to ‘health check’ your organisation.  […]

OFFICIAL LAUNCH Pro Bono Week 2021: panel debate: past, present and future

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

The official launch of the 20th Pro Bono Week, recognising and supporting the voluntary contribution made by lawyers across the UK in giving free legal help to those in need. In this year of unprecedented challenges, for both the voluntary and legal sectors, pro bono legal help has never been more important. The launch event […]

Poverty and Pro Bono – LawWorks

Online event

In this Pro Bono week, we are look back over the last 20 years of pro bono and forward to the next 20 – after the disruption of Covid, and with so much unmet need what should be the priority for legal pro bono? There are significant indicators that poverty may increase in future months […]

Climate Clauses in Action: Supply Chains – The Chancery Lane Project

Online event

From 1st – 12th November, and throughout Pro Bono Week and COP26, we are running a 2021 Net Zero Toolkit Workshop Series, which includes events across a number of key themes: built environment, corporate governance, finance, supply chains and transactions and deals. Each event includes a Climate Clauses in Action (week 1) and Net Zero Drafting (week 2) […]

In House Counsel and Law Firms Doing Pro Bono Together – In House Pro Bono Group

Online event

The In House Pro Bono Group invites you to join us for a webinar with Clifford Chance and Ropes & Gray on how in house lawyers and law firms can partner effectively to do pro bono together. The session will cover developing a partnership with an in house team/law firm, considerations when working on a […]

Simmons & Simmons in conversation with Pro Bono clients – [invitation only/internal]

Online event

Panel event on the importance of pro bono support and collaboration, with speakers from two of our valued pro bono clients Advocates for Animals (Edie Bowles, solicitor) and Amicus alj (Margot Ravenscroft, Director), and our Pro Bono Partner Rob Allen. This event is invitation-only for all at Simmons & Simmons.

The Role of Law in Climate Action – A4ID, CMS and Bloomberg

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

Advocates for International Development (A4ID) in partnership with CMS and Bloomberg is hosting an event, ‘The Role of Law in Climate Action’ on 2 November 2021 at 5pm (UK time), to coincide with the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) and UK Pro Bono Week. This hybrid event will take place at the CMS offices in London (78 Cannon St, London EC4N 6AF) […]

Rule of Law & Access to Justice: where do we go from here? – Pro Bono Week Committee & LexisNexis

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

Following on from successful Rule of Law events in Pro Bono Week 2020 and Volunteers Week 2021, our stellar panel returns! Register to attend via the Eventbrite link: https://ruleoflaw2021.eventbrite.co.uk Panellists are: Iain Anderson (Executive Chairman, Cicero Group) I. Stephanie Boyce (President of the Law Society of England & Wales), Baroness Hale of Richmond (former President of the […]