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Pro Bono Pledge - Can you pledge 25 hours of pro bono in 2023?

10 Jan 2023

Without your pledge, people in real need will go without the help the law can bring. Pledge your pro bono hours today!

Can you help us place 50 family cases in November 2023?

8 Nov 2023

Can you help us reach our target of placing 50 family cases by the end of November 2023 to meet the growing demand in requests for assistance?

Information for Retiring Lawyers

6 Nov 2023

Retired lawyers report that doing pro bono work or non-legal volunteering in retirement is a very rewarding way to spend their time and give back to their communities, while utilising their extensive legal skills. The National Pro Bono Centre with Advocate and LawWorks has put together practical information explaining how to do pro bono work in retirement, as well as ways to give your time. 

Bridging the Bar - Miah shares on her time interning at Advocate

25 Sep 2023

Miah interned with Advocate through Bridging The Bar (BTB)'s Academy programme. Hear all about her experience and why she decided to intern with Advocate.

Carols for Pro Bono 2023: Celebrate Christmas at Temple Church

6 Sep 2023

What better way is there to get into the festive spirit than by joining Advocate and LawWorks for our annual Christmas Carol Concert.

3PB Barristers’ family team raises £7,000 for Advocate

12 Jul 2023

3PB’s group of family barristers have made a donation of £7,000 to Advocate in support of access to justice as they become a Silver Circle Pro Bono Patron

Bridging the Bar - Hear from intern Simran on her time at Advocate

3 Jul 2023

Last year Simran interned with Advocate through Bridging The Bar (BTB)'s Academy programme. Hear all about her experience and how it has shaped her career.

Launch of the Leeds-BPC LIP Scheme and Yorkshire Pro Bono Committee

30 Jun 2023

We were delighted to support the launch of the Leeds Business and Property Court LIP Duty Scheme in June. Attendees at the event have also formed a Yorkshire Pro Bono Committee to further facilitate Access to Justice in the North East. 

Guide to Pro Bono for the Employed Bar

23 Jun 2023

Guide on pro bono work produced for the Employed Bar in partnership with the Bar Council, BACFI, FRU, the In House Pro Bono Group, the GLD and Advocate.

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