Advocate news

Walk with us on 28th June! #LondonLegalWalk

Friday 20th May 2022

Help raise funds for Advocate, FRU and the London Legal Support Trust at the London Legal Walk on 28th June 2022. Over 600 teams have signed up including over 70 chambers and many more law firms.

Where can you meet with Advocate this year?

Thursday 12th May 2022

The Advocate team will be getting out and about in 2022, and we hope you might come and join us in a location near you. We will be hosting seminars and attending Legal Walks, sharing the stories of the amazing pro bono work being undertaken by the Bar and learning how we can better support you in your region to undertake pro bono work.

Advocate Chair honours outgoing trustees

Friday 18th February 2022

With immense gratitude we thank Philip Brook Smith QC, Andrew Hillier QC and Nick Hanning for their time on the Advocate trustee board. 

Please join this year's #DonateToAdvocate campaign!

Wednesday 9th February 2022

Every year we ask for the profession's support to fund Advocate when renewing practising certificates. Find out why it's so important to us here.

Meet Advocate's new trustees for 2022

Wednesday 19th January 2022

After a busy year celebrating our 25th anniversary, Advocate has appointed three new trustees to the management board to help plan for the next few decades.

Working with Advocate in 2022

Tuesday 18th January 2022

Reviewing and being a Pro Bono Champion are two volunteering roles, without which Advocate cannot continue to operate. Read more to consider whether you could join Advocate in either of these capacities in 2022.

In praise of the Chambers' Professionals

Thursday 13th January 2022

The role played by Chambers' Professionals in placing pro bono cases is essential to Advocate. We look at the nominees for the 2021 award and dig into what motivates them.

Volunteering opportunity with Lawyers Against Poverty

Tuesday 14th December 2021

Advocate is still encouraging people to complete 25 hours of volunteering to celebrate our 25 years of providing access to justice. Here's another way of contributing your time.

Advocate collaborates to launch Project Afghanistan

Monday 8th November 2021

Advocate has teamed up with the BHRC, barristers and law firms to launch an immigration project aimed at helping those in need in Afghanistan.

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