• Can students do pro bono work?Emily Buckley

    While it’s obvious you want to make your future job applications stand out, it’s not always obvious how to do this. You’ve probably come across vacation schemes, law firm open days, and society membership, but all budding lawyers should also consider pro bono work. The free provision of legal advice or representation for those in need, here’s why these schemes are fantastic learning experiences for students.


  • Irwin Mitchell Trainees Outline Pro Bono WorkKim Woods and Daniel Matchett, Trainee Solicitors at Irwin Mitchell

    Kim Woods and Daniel Matchett are first year trainees at Irwin Mitchell. Here they detail the firm’s pro bono work, which includes providing monthly legal clinics to the Royal British Legion

  • National Pro Bono WeekBilly Sexton, Editor,

    National Pro Bono Week does exactly as it says on the tin; the legal sector comes together to celebrate the pro bono work that is conducted throughout the industry. But what

  • Pro Bono Law School ChallengeChristopher Claxton-Shirley, student at Kings College London

    Law students from all universities have the opportunity to raise funds for the folks at LawWorks and the Bar Pro Bono as part of the annual Law School Challenge. The challenge

  • Pro bono opportunitiesBilly Sexton, Editor,

    What is Pro Bono? Pro bono is the provision of free legal services to those who can’t afford to pay or can’t access legal aid. The main pro bono charity in the

  • Setting up a pro bono projectSameena Manzar, LLB Graduate, University of East Anglia,

    You may decide to set up a pro-bono project if you have an idea for a group that you believe would work and would be worthwhile.

  • What is pro bono?Sameena Manzar, LLB Graduate, UEA

    Heard of pro bono, but not quite sure what it means, what it involves or how you can get involved? Don't fret! Find out everything you need to know right here, right now.

  • Why you should do pro bono workBilly Sexton, Editor,

    Pro bono translates roughly, in Latin, as ‘for the public good’ which, when you think about it, is a good thing (obviously). Lawyers and law students alike give up their time

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