Advocate news

Book your tickets for the Bar Conference 2024

16 May 2024

Advocate are delighted to be attending the Bar Conference this year. The conference will debate the big issues facing the justice sector and provide the chance to hear from those with the power to shape the future. 

2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards

9 May 2024

Advocate were delighted to hold the 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards ceremony on 8th May to celebrate this year's pro bono heroes.

New Pro Bono Guide for Pupils & Supervisors

5 Apr 2024

As many pupils begin their second six this April, we are delighted to announce the publication of a new guide called ‘Pro Bono: A guide for Pupils and Supervisors’.

Justice and access to it: A lecture by Advocate’s former Chairman, Sir Robin Knowles CBE

15 Mar 2024

On 14th March, Advocate was delighted to host a lecture given by our new Joint President (and former Chairman), Sir Robin Knowles CBE at Lincoln’s Inn. The lecture was titled 'Justice and Access To It'. 

#ProBono35 – Supporting access to justice for everyone

8 Feb 2024

As the AtP renewal process approaches, Rebecca Wilkie, Advocate’s CEO, highlights why supporting Advocate through the #ProBono35 campaign makes a real difference in improving access to justice.

Applying for Pupillage: Hear a Young Barrister's Top Ten Tips

2 Feb 2024

Ahead of the upcoming deadline for pupillage application, Advocate Panel Member and former caseworker, Markus Findlay, shares his top ten tips for securing pupillage.

Donate your #ProBono35 to Advocate

17 Jan 2024

The #ProBono35 campaign encourages barristers to donate £35 to Advocate when renewing their practising certificates through the Bar Council's MyBar portal.

Exeter Family Law Clinic launching with CASS+

12 Jan 2024

On Wednesday 17th January, Advocate will be launching the Exeter Family Law Clinic in cooperation with the Exeter Family Law Court and CASS Plus.

Launch of the Birmingham CLIPS Scheme

5 Jan 2024

We are pleased to be launching the Birmingham Chancery Litigant in Person Support Scheme (“B CLIPS”), established alongside the Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association (MCCBA) in January 2024.

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