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Meet Daria Gleyze: Employed Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018

Daria Gleyze used her days off from the Law Commission to take on pro bono cases through Advocate, and couldn’t be more deserving of the title of Employed Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018.

Deirdre Fottrell QC: Pro Bono QC of the Year 2018

Deirdre Fottrell QC has been involved in fighting for children's rights since the early stages of her career. She has been recognised for her role in recent important family cases, leading from the front in encouraging barristers at both silk and junior level to take on pro bono cases. 

Meet Kirsty Brimelow QC: International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018

If anyone is to be described as an International Pro Bono Barrister, it is Kirsty Brimelow QC of Doughty Street Chambers. Her tireless pro bono work has touched four continents, spanning from Europe all the way to South America.

Sarah Keogh: the 2018 Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year

Sarah Keogh has dedicated her career to pro bono. From pupillage to present, Sarah’s commitment to pro bono cases has been unwavering, making her a worthy winner of this award. Her nomination came about as recognition of pro bono work in employment law at Old Square Chambers but her impressive experiences throughout her career show that there is much more to be celebrated.

Meet Marianne Alton: Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018

Marianne Alton, Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2018 and fighter of criminal injustice in Uganda, demonstrates the crucial impact that pro bono can have on an international scale.

Racing for Rights: James Undertakes Ironman Challenge

Aspiring barrister James Harrison is preparing for the challenge of a lifetime - racing the Ironman Vichy to raise money for Advocate and Middle Temple!

Facing the family justice system? New podcast from Chloe Lee demystifies current hot topics

New Family Law Podcast Launched by our Caseworker Chloe Lee! Voices of Family Law is a new podcast aimed at helping demystify Family Justice for those who come into contact with it

Celebrating Our Pro Bono Ambassadors: Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Hardwicke Chambers

As part of our Volunteers Week celebrations, Pro Bono Ambassador and Advocate panel member, Brie Stevens-Hoare QC of Hardwicke Chambers, tells us all about the pro bono case she worked on that made it to the Supreme Court