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.

Ulster University Law Clinic: BBC Radio Ulster On Your Behalf

Online

BBC Radio Ulster On Your Behalf   Dr Esther McGuinness, Ulster University Law Clinic Director, and Sasha Gillespie, graduate, talk to Linda McAuley about how Ulster Law Clinic can provide support in the cost of living crisis. Available on BBC Sounds - BBC Radio Ulster - On Your Behalf, Lead Pipes and Talking Money 

“Pro bono and the response to international refugee crises”: Reeds Smith (Invitation Only)

Reed Smith LLP Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, LondoBroadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, London

Reed Smith panel event: “Pro bono and the response to international refugee crises” - internal only  Reed Smith is hosting an internal panel event to discuss how pro bono should (and shouldn’t) be used to respond to international refugee crises. Panellists include lawyers from Safe Passage International and Reed Smith.

Lawyers Stepping Up – Focus on Ukraine – Eversheds Sutherland with DLA Piper and Asylum Aid

Hybrid: in person and streamed online

The Ukraine Advice Project was founded on 28 February 2022 to provide urgent, free and professional legal advice and information about UK resettlement options to people displaced and at risk due to the illegal Russian invasion of Ukraine. We will be discussing the collaborative response to this humanitarian crisis by a group of lawyers, barristers, […]

OFFICIAL LAUNCH Pro Bono Week 2022 – Cost of Living Crisis – **Virtual Event**

Online

The official launch of the 21st 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. This year, the […]

Lawyers stepping forward when it matters – An event for young lawyers held in partnership with: LYLG, MTYBA, JLSLA, the YBC and Advocate

Middle Temple Parliament Chamber, Middle Temple, London

Join us, the Middle Temple Young Barristers’ Association (MTYBA), London Young Lawyers Group (LYLG), the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association (JLSLA), the Young Barristers’ Committee (YBC) and Advocate on Tuesday 08 November between 6.15 – 9pm in The Princes’ Room at Middle Temple for a panel discussion (and hybrid on Zoom), followed by networking and […]

Faculty of Advocates’ Free Legal Services Unit (FLSU) – “Ready to Step Forward”

Faculty of Advocates Laigh Hall, Parliament House, Edinburgh

Join us in person for discussions and drinks reception as part of Pro Bono Week 2022. Keeper of the Library of Faculty, Neil Mackenzie K.C, will give a short address. Thereafter the evening will provide an opportunity for representatives of agencies accredited by the Free Legal Services Unit of the Faculty of Advocates to meet […]

Pro Bono in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities: Cambridge University Law Society

St. John's College Cambridge (Fisher Foyer) St John's Street, Cambridge

Join us for our special CULS Pro Bono x Careers panel event this Friday to hear more about the challenges facing the legal and pro bono sectors from our distinguished panellists, ranging from the ongoing cost of living crisis to environmental challenges facing society as a whole. Panellists will also be discussing opportunities available for […]