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.

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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 […]

Changing lives through pro bono – A panel discussion

Join LSESU Law Society Pro Bono for a panel discussion on Changing Lives Through Pro Bono. The LSESU Law Society is one of the largest and most active societies at LSE, for law and non-law students alike. We are the biggest academic society at the university and have hundreds of members spanning subjects from economics […]

Chambers breakfast seminar – St Philips – [Internal only]

St Philips Chambers 55 Temple Row, Birmingham

Advocate’s Midland Circuit caseworker will be joining St Philips for a breakfast seminar to discuss the benefits of pro bono for your practice and how you can work more closely with Advocate in the Midlands.

Spotlight on Social Welfare – Slaughter and May

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

Join Slaughter and May for a discussion on social welfare and how pro bono can support individuals to access justice. The panel of speakers work and volunteer with services users on the front line and we will be discussing the issues the people they support face such as homelessness, food poverty or trouble navigating the […]

Free Legal Advice Day (Derry) – Ulster University Law Clinic

Richmond Shopping Centre Ferryquay St, Londonderry

Hosted by Ulster University Law Clinic in collaboration with The Labour Relations Agency   Richmond Shopping Centre, Derry Come along for free legal advice in matters relating to employment law, family law and social security law.

Changing lives through pro bono & maximising the impact of pro bono – Suffolk & North Essex Law Society in partnership with Suffolk Law Centre

Online event

An opportunity to highlight how lives have been transformed through pro bono work in our communities, and discuss how we can continue to get involved and maximise the impact of pro bono within our communities. This event is open to volunteers and legal professionals based in Suffolk or North Essex or further afield. Lawyers can […]

Pro Bono, Nutrition for the Heart: A vantage point – CMS – [invitation-only]

CMS Cannon Place, 78 Cannon St, London

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi   Penelope Warne – CMS Senior Partner, Chairman of the UK Board and Head of Energy is delighted to invite you to celebrate UK Pro Bono Week. We are hosting an in-person lunch event “Pro Bono, Nutrition for the heart: A […]

National Pro Bono Week Roundtable – Birmingham Law Society

Gowling WLG Two Snowhill, Birmingham

The Birmingham Law Society's Pro Bono committee would like to invite you to their annual pro bono event taking place during National Pro Bono Week 2023. This year a pro bono clinic roundtable event is planned. This event will bring together representatives from the various legal advice clinics, agencies and providers in the Birmingham area […]

How can legal technology help maximise the impact of Pro Bono and provide access to justice? – University of Edinburgh

Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh

Hermione Hague (tech lawyer, consultant and course organiser for Legal Tech Elective on the Diploma at University of Edinburgh) is hosting a panel to discuss how legal technology help maximise the impact of pro bono and provide access to justice.  This event will showcase how legal technology can facilitate and enhance the running of a […]

Pro Bono Pathways – Unit Chambers, Liverpool

Outreach event at Unit Chambers to highlight Unit Chambers’ pro bono services and to support local university students on pro bono cases. Advocate’s Northern Circuit Caseworkers will be in attendance and giving a short presentation on pro bono work.  Also happening on Thursday 16th November at Unit Chambers in Manchester. Time TBC.

Working with Vulnerable Clients in a Pro Bono Setting – Bristol Pro Bono Group

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

A workshop session for National Pro Bono Week, hosted by the UWE Business and Law Clinic for the Bristol Pro Bono Group. Working with vulnerable clients with complex needs is a rewarding aspect of pro bono work, but can require skills which may not be fully developed through lawyers’ day to day professional experience. This […]

Bringing Pro Bono Together – Faculty of Advocates, the Law Society of Scotland and JustRight Scotland

Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow 12 Nelson Mandela Pl, Glasgow

Bringing Pro Bono Together: The launch of the Scottish Pro Bono Guide Hosted jointly by the Faculty of Advocates, the Law Society of Scotland and JustRight Scotland. 5pm for 5.30pm start - Tea, Coffee and Biscuits on arrival and during networking. Speakers  Neil Mackenzie KC, Faculty of Advocates on the launch of Scottish Guide to […]

North East Pro Bono Summit – North East Pro Bono Committee

Ward Hadaway Sandgate House, 102 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Organised by the North East Pro Bono Committee, and jointly chaired by Honorary Presidents HHJ Jeremy Freedman and HHJ Mark Gargan. The aim of our event is to discuss the need for pro bono help to change lives, celebrate the pro bono efforts taking place within the North East and discuss ways impact of pro […]

Law Lecture: Life of a Lady Law Lord – University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich Law Society

The Enterprise Centre University of East Anglia Research Park, University Dr, Norwich

“THE LIFE OF A LADY LAW LORD” TALK BY LADY BRENDA HALE, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER 5.30-8PM ENTERPRISE CENTRE LECTURE THEATRE We are delighted that Lady Brenda Hale, the former Head of the Supreme Court and the first woman to hold this post, will be speaking to UEA Law students […]