Past Winners of the Bar Pro Bono Awards



Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018 

Winner: Marianne Alton (Lincoln House Chambers & Evolve)



Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018 

Winner: Sarah Keogh (Old Square Chambers)



Pro Bono QC of the Year 2018 

Winner: Deirdre Fottrell QC (1GC|Family Law) 



International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018

Winner: Kirsty Brimelow QC (Doughty Street Chambers and Bar Human Rights Committee)



Employed Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018

Winner: Daria Gleyze (Law Commission)



Pro Bono Chambers’ Staff Member of the Year 2018

Winner: Deborah Anderson (Practice Director, Hardwicke Chambers)



Pro Bono Innovation of the Year 2018

Winner: Pro Bono Connect



Pro Bono Chambers of the Year 2018

Winner: Cloisters Chambers



Lifetime Achievement in Pro Bono, the Sydney Elland Goldsmith Award (2018)

Winner: Patrick O'Connor QC (Doughty Street Chambers) 



The Sir Henry Brooke Award 

Winner: Sir Henry Brooke (posthumously)



2017: Tanya Murshed,1 MCB and Evolve

2016: John Collins, Zenith Chambers

2015: Joe Middleton, Doughty Street Chambers

2014: Monika Sobiecki, Pump Court Chambers

2013: Sarah Hannett, Matrix Chambers

2012: Alison Gurden, I Gray’s Inn Square

2011: Shereener Browne, Garden Court Chambers

2010: Maria Scotland, 7 Bedford Row

2009: Andrew Walker QC, Maitland Chambers

2008: Access to Justice in Afghanistan Project Team, Bar Human Rights Committee

2007: Guy Opperman MP, 3 Paper Buildings

2006: Michael Fordham QC, Blackstone Chambers

2005: The Rt Hon Keir Starmer KCB QC MP, Doughty Street Chambers

2004: Andrew Hall QC, Doughty Street Chambers

2003: John Horan, Cloisters

2002: Samantha Knights QC, Matrix Chambers

2001: Simon Michael, No 5 Chambers

2000: Daniel Leader and Philippa Page, (now Leigh Day and Goldsmith Chambers)

1999: Doughty Street Chambers

1998: Two Garden Court Chambers

1997: Judith Farbey QC, Doughty Street Chambers