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

Leicester University Pro Bono Society: Which career is right for you?

Which career is right for you? – Take a quiz with Street Law Event

Pro Bono Project, Street Law will be hosting an interactive session with current law students, helping them discover through a series of questions what legal career they are heading towards, either a solicitor, a barrister, or another non-legal field.


Wednesday, 9th November 2022 from 4-5 pm in Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 1, University of Leicester.

Registration: Contact 

University of Leicester Pro Bono Society: Annual Meet and Greet

This event is a brilliant opportunity for students to network with Legal professionals, to gain an insight into the profession.


The University of Leicester’s Pro Bono Society runs 14 projects which each have a profound impact on the wider community. As part of our initiatives to improve the employability of our student members, the society hosts the meet and greet event yearly. This event is a productive networking opportunity for students to network with professionals, Legal professionals and Law graduates who have pursued an alternative career. The event is mainly driven by the fact that students have a lot to learn from the wealth of experience of Legal professionals.


The event will be held on the 16th of November from 5-8:30pm at Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester. 

To RSVP contact: 

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

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 our team in person, as well as representatives of other accredited agencies, along with other guests who do such valuable pro bono work.  Drinks and canapes will be provided at what will be an informative and enjoyable evening.

To RSVP to this event please register here

Pro Bono Week 2022: Stepping up for Pro Bono in Wales: Pro Bono Committee for Wales

The newly formed Pro Bono Committee for Wales, Legal News Wales and LawWorks Cymru are collaborating to host the first in-person Pro Bono Week event for Wales in some years, focused on bringing the free legal advice sector, legal professionals and legal practices together. 

This is a great chance to get to know what’s going on in the local legal advice area and to ask those already volunteering and leading Pro Bono activity what it’s really like and why and how solicitors, CILEx lawyers and barristers should participate.

We are delighted to announce that the Counsel General for Wales, Mick Antoniw MS, will make opening remarks.

Our panel discussion with a diverse range of speakers will explore:

What ‘Pro Bono’ looks like post pandemic– what are the opportunities for practitioners in and from Wales and how can you fit these into your busy professional lives

The business case for Pro Bono: The real-time benefits and value for you, your organisation and, importantly, for local communities in Wales


– Dr Ola Olusanya, Veterans Legal Link & Director of Learning and Teaching (Department of Law and Criminology) at Aberystwyth University

Jonathan Rhys Williams, Solicitor at Watkins & Gunn & volunteer at Cardiff Lawyers Care

Hussein Said, Consultant, Asylum Justice

Samuel Bass, Associate Solicitor at Newfields & volunteer at Asylum Justice

David White, Clinic Support & Development Officer (Wales) at LawWorks Cymru

Panel chaired by Emma Waddingham, Editor, Legal News Wales.


Our panel dicussion will be followed by informal networking and drinks, with the chance to ask further questions and legal professionals, law clinics, free legal advice centres and charities.

We will also provide signposting to the Pro Bono opportunities and network in Wales. 

Registration can be found here 

Our Pro Bono Week 2022 event ‘Stepping up in Wales’ will be hosted at The Law Society Wales Office: Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF10 3AG.

Our sincere thanks to The Law Society Wales team for their support.

In person only event

Lawyers coming to the rescue: Pro Bono’s role in Global crises: Kings College London Pro Bono Society (For students only)

Every day we hear about tragedies happening all over the world, so how can you help if you choose a career in law? Join our panel event with solicitors, barristers and Pro Bono organisations discussing their projects aiding the Ukraine and Afghanistan Crises, the aftermath of the pandemic, and more. Learn how you can start playing a role now!

This panel event will be followed by networking. 


Olivia Clark – Pro Bono Senior Associate, DLA Piper 

Raihan Islam – co-founder and co-organiser of Everything Will Be Ukraine

Peter Saban – Associate, Arnold & Porter

Venue: To be confirmed 

Registration can be found here

 In-person event 

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

Pro Bono Week Events 2022: Cayman Islands Legal Assistance Clinic

The Cayman Islands is taking part in Pro Bono Week with events and communications to showcase the new Cayman Islands Legal Assistance Clinic, and to encourage law students and attorneys to volunteer.


The Clinic represents a cooperative initiative between the Department of Legal Aid, the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and the Truman Bodden Law School under the direction of Chief Justice Anthony Smellie. The mandate of the clinic is to provide greater access to justice for eligible members of the community through the provision of free (pro bono) legal advice and assistance as a complement to the provision of legal services by the local bar and the formal legal aid system. Students at the Truman Bodden Law School have the opportunity to take part in hands-on legal work for the benefit of the wider community.


For more information about the Cayman Islands Legal Assistance Clinic visit


If you are a Cayman attorney and interested in taking part in Pro Bono Week please contact the Facilitators of the Clinic, Darlene Oko and Andrew Perkins

Roundtable to discuss pro bono in the North East

A roundtable meeting convened by Designated Civil Judge Jeremy Hudson and Designated Family Judge Rachel Hudson, to share information on the need for and current delivery of pro bono in Newcastle and the wider North East, and to discuss opportunities and challenges.

Arrival from 5.30pm, coffee & networking

6:00pm roundtable meeting

7.15pm networking over light refreshments

Registration: representatives of the advice sector, pro bono projects, legal profession and law schools are welcome to request invitations – please email