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

You can also read an archive of all the events during the 2019 Pro Bono Week.

Climate Change and Commercial Law – KCL Pro Bono Society’s Climate Justice Project

Online event

The King's College London Pro Bono Society's Climate Justice Project is excited to invite representatives from Clifford Chance, CMS, Herbert Smith Freehills, and Linklaters to discuss the impact of climate change upon commercial law. This event will look at the impact of climate change upon each firm's commercial work, their pro bono initiatives, and the […]

Giving Back to Move Forward – pro bono for junior lawyers

Online event

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 […]

Advocate’s Bar Pro Bono Awards

Online event

Sponsored by LexisNexis, the 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards are bigger, better and more virtual than ever! Join us as we celebrate the amazing pro bono work that has been undertaken this year at all levels of seniority and across the country. Cheer on your friends and colleagues and maybe even get some inspiration for […]

#GoTheExtraMile for Justice day

Nationwide

Take part in the Access to Justice Foundation’s #GotheExtraMile for Justice day on Thursday 5th November in celebration of Pro Bono Week 2020! Challenge yourself to Go the Extra Mile for Justice with the Access to Justice Foundation and help support free legal advice services across the UK this Pro Bono Week. We’ve chosen Thursday […]

Pro Bono Charter Forum – The Law Society of England and Wales

Online event

Held virtually for the first time, the Forum will focus on a review of the Law Society’s  Pro Bono Charter, benefits of being a Pro Bono Charter signatory and Communications. Law firms, in-house teams, ABS, law schools and other organisations who are a Pro Bono Charter signatory are invited to join this meeting. For further […]

Advocate Clerks’ Pro Bono Hour – with the IBC and ABC Chambers Solutions

Online event

The Institute of Barristers' Clerks, ABC Chambers Solutions and Advocate invite you to join us on Thursday 5th November as we jointly host a clerks' and practice managers' hour in Pro Bono Week 2020. Come and meet with other clerks and practice managers and the Advocate Casework Team to talk about the successes and challenges […]

Introduction to Employment Law – Government Legal Department

Online event

Government Legal Department members only. Lawyers from GLD's Employment Group kindly offered to give a talk on common employment law issues, including breaches of contractual rights, discrimination, unfair dismissal and redundancy.

The Big Hack – The Chancery Lane Project

Online event

Run by the Chancery Lane Project and taking place November 5 – 6 - two days of live hacking, that goes ‘around the world’ across Asia-Pacific, Europe and UK and the Americas, starting at midday GMT. Click the link below to read more and register...   The Project is the code name for the focused […]

Legal Clinic 101: Employment Law with Simmons & Simmons – In House Pro Bono Group

Online event

This session of the Legal Clinic 101 series will be on employment law issues and will be presented by Peter Lockwood from Simmons & Simmons. This will be a one hour lunch and learn session. Employment law is one of the most high demand areas at legal clinics and we expect an increase in queries further […]

The role of pro bono in environmental protection – Environmental Law Foundation

Online event

An interactive webinar with 4 public interest barristers and one solicitor. Interviewer Emma Louise Fenelon of 1 Crown Office Row will interview: Ned Westaway (Francis Taylor Buildings) Nina Pindham (No5 Chambers) James Corbet Burcher (No5 Chambers) and Emma Montlake (ELF) They are all former ELF interns who will speak about how they started their careers […]