LawWorks Pro Bono Awards 2023

The Annual LawWorks Pro Bono Awards and reception will be held on 5th December, at the Law Society, Chancery Lane, London.

The awards celebrate the best legal pro bono activities undertaken by organisations and individuals and the positive impact they have had on those helped.

The evening will be a magical night spotlighting and celebrating the work of pro bono solicitors and LawWorks. The award presentations will be followed by an informal drinks and canapes reception.

Thank you to everyone who takes the time to celebrate pro bono and make a nomination this year.

The LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards are kindly sponsored by Lexis Nexis, and supported by the Law Society of England.

If you have any questions about our awards event, please email

Registration will open in November.

Carols for Pro Bono 2023: Celebrate Christmas at Temple Church

Join the two access to justice charities on Thursday 14th December at 6:15pm in the heart of London’s legal quarter at the beautiful Temple Church for an enchanting evening of music, mince pies and special celebrity guest appearances.

All ticket proceeds go towards raising vital funds for the people in desperate need of legal assistance that Advocate and LawWorks exist to support.

Expect to be captivated by readings from a special line up of celebrity guests, including actors Alex Macqueen and Stephen Mangan, as well as music from talented cellist Waynne Kwon and Chamber Choir Collegium Musicum. We are also delighted to announce that the new Lady Chief Justice Sue Carr will be joining us as one of our readers.

Tickets start at £10, and exclusive tickets are also available for those who would like to join us for a sparkling wine and mince pie reception. Doors open at 5:30pm, with the concert beginning at 6:15pm.

We are grateful to our sponsors for making the Carol Concert possible this year – Hewetson & Co and Opus 2 Lex. We are also grateful to Temple Music Foundation for generously donating their box office support.

We hope you will join us for our Christmas celebration to get into the festive cheer, all whilst helping pro bono charities to continue to improve access to justice for everybody.

Bath Law Clinic Meet and Greet – invitation only

Welcome meeting and introduction to volunteers/lawyers working at the clinic for the next twelve months.


Steven Greenwood – Stone King LLP

Simon Lawson CAB BANES

Steven Goulton Bath Spa University Business School

In person – invitation only

Ulster University Law Society: fundraising day

Ulster University Law Society (Belfast)

Join us for our fundraising events taking place throughout the day including:

 Charity Spin-a-thon

 Charity bake sale

Venue: Block BC – Belfast Campus – ground floor

In person only

Launch of the new Liverpool John Moores University School of Law Legal Advice Centre (Invitation Only)

This event celebrates the opening of the Liverpool John Moores University School of Law’s Legal Advice Centre in its new premises at 15-19 Hardman Street.

 The new location for this pro bono service means that we can now advise much larger numbers of staff, students and members of the public. It is a space for the local community to get help accessing justice, and in which we use innovative methods for teaching our law students and conducting research.


Dr Tim Nichol, Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Business & Law;

Rachel Stalker, Clinical Legal Education Programme Leader

Venue: 15-19 Hardman Street, Liverpool, L1 9AS

Invitation only

For more information about this event, contact

Advocate: Reviewers’ Evening **POSTPONED** (invitation only)

Advocate Reviewers assess all the cases that Advocate receive and determine if they are eligible for pro bono assistance. We couldn’t continue to operate without the incredible support of our 200-strong reviewer team.

The Reviewers’ Evening is an opportunity for us to say thank you to our reviewers for all that they do for Advocate throughout the year and a chance to network with each other. This year it is happening in Pro Bono Week!

Reviewers should contact the Advocate team if they have questions.

Invitation only

Bar Council: Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference 2022: Future-proofing the Bar

The 2022 Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference will take place over four days: three days of online sessions, with some in-person sessions at the Bar Council, and a full Saturday programme in-person at the Grand Connaught Rooms, Holborn. Join us for expert speakers, professional learning, and opportunities to network with colleagues from across the profession.

Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th November: Online and in- person 

Saturday 26th November: In-person and livestreamed 

More information and ticket prices can be found here

Advocate: Bar Pro Bono Awards 2022 (Invitation only)

The Bar Pro Bono Awards returns for another year and taking place just before Pro Bono Week.

Headline sponsored by LexisNexis, and supported by the Bar Council, these awards are an opportunity to highlight the outstanding commitment to pro bono work by barristers or chambers across England and Wales. This year, there will be nine awards handed out on the night out of the eleven categories.

All nominees, Chambers’ representatives and Chambers Pro Bono Champions are invited to the Awards evening on the 2nd November.

Contact Amy for queries (