If you are organising an event whether online or in person, please visit the event planning page or let Mary Dobson Smith know at mary@probonoweek.org.uk

Check out our event ideas and tips page for suggestions of what to do and to see the full list of all events that took place in previous years.

All Day

Great Legal Bake

The sweetest fundraiser of the year, the Great Legal Bake, returns from the 6 – 10 November 2023. Calling all Star Bakers Could you raise dough to support free frontline services that help some of society’s most vulnerable people? Are sweet treats up your street or does savoury make you rave-ery? Whether it’s blondies or […]

Pro Bono with: Eversheds Sutherland – University of Manchester Pro Bono Society – [internal only]

Eversheds Sutherland LLP Manchester Two New Bailey

Join us to learn more about the firm's Pro Bono work and hear from their representatives. There will be an opportunity to network with trainees/associates at the firm + a Q&A after the presentation. Lunch and refreshments will also be provided. This event is only open to members of the University of Manchester Pro Bono Society.

Volunteering for TPO and making a difference – The Pensions Ombudsman

Online event

During this year’s Pro Bono Week we will be celebrating the contribution lawyers and other pension professional make to The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) Early Resolution Service. Our webinar panellists, which will include several lawyers, will share why they volunteer with TPO, what they and their firms get out of it, and how they make a […]

Changing Lives through Pro Bono – University of Edinburgh

MacLaren Stuart Room Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh

During this panel our speakers (Lourens Grové, Julianna Cartwright, and a selection of students) will discuss the current Pro Bono Work which is undertaken by the Law School at the University of Edinburgh, how you can get involved and what it’s all about. There will be a Q&A session, alongside tea and coffee. Highlights include: […]

Pro Bono Fair – The City Law School – [internal-only]

City Law School Sebastian Street

An opportunity for students of The City Law School to meet representatives of a variety of major law firms to learn about pro bono initiatives they can get involved in, and how pro bono work can help prepare them for future legal careers. For City Law Students only. The event will take place in the […]

CLIPS & Pro Bono Week Event – Chancery Bar Association

Serle Court Lincoln's Inn, 6 New Square, London

Come and join the Chancery Bar Association to celebrate Pro Bono Week on Wednesday, 8 November at 5pm at Serle Court. Discover how our renowned CLIPS scheme delivers access to justice for litigants in person with interim applications in the Chancery Division. There will be a light-hearted roleplay followed by a Q&A and refreshments. Ideal […]

Nottingham Law School and Support Through Court Celebratory Event – [invitation only]

The event celebrates the launch of the new flagship Support Through Court National Online Service and will be an opportunity to hear more about the partnership between Nottingham Law School and Support Through Court and how we work together to help people going to court without legal representation, locally and nationally.

Changing lives through pro bono – BPP University Social Impact Team

Online event

An interactive online panel event showcasing the amazing work BPP does in the Social Impact Team involving our student volunteers and some of the external partners we support. Panellists will be sharing insights into their pro bono work, highlighting some of the cases they were responsible for and demonstrating the significant impact they had on […]

Free Representation Unit’s 50th anniversary celebration

39 Essex Chambers 81 Chancery Lane, London

This year, FRU are celebrating 50 years by holding an event to celebrate Pro Bono work and the importance of equal access to justice that FRU provides. There will be talks from Lord Justice Underhill, Vice President of the Court of Appeal, FRU's founding members and special guest FRU patron the Secret Barrister. Please join […]

Family Bar Pro Bono Week Event – Advocate

1GC 10 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

Hosted by 1GC, this Pro Bono Week, Advocate is inviting the leading Family sets to come and join the discussion on how to better integrate pro bono work in Chambers. We are delighted that Samantha Singer (Co-Chair, Pro Bono & Social Responsibility Committee), the FLBA and senior Judiciary will also be attending and providing their support […]

Clyde & Co welcome Amicus ALJ – Clyde & Co – [internal only]

Clyde & Co are delighted to be joined by Amicus ALJ during Pro Bono Week 2023. We will be hosting an introduction to Amicus ALJ, receive general training for our upcoming casework programme and invite volunteers to engage in a Q&A session. This will be followed by an opportunity to network with Amicus staff and […]