Advocate news

Advocate assists with EU Settlement Scheme

Wednesday 7th July 2021

Two caseworkers describe how they provided support to volunteer barristers on complex cases, helping vulnerable people apply for the EU Settlement Scheme.

Introducing the Young Bar Advocate Executive Committee

Tuesday 6th July 2021

After receiving lots of interest, the Young Bar Advocate Executive Committee has been finalised! Find out who will be contributing to the future of Advocate.

Top Ten tips for taking on pro bono work

Tuesday 6th July 2021

For those who may be new to pro bono, Katharine Elliot from 4-5 Gray's Inn Square offers her top ten tips for taking on pro bono work.

Pro Bono Week celebrates its 20th anniversary this year

Thursday 1st July 2021

Pro Bono Week celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a range of themes and exciting activities planned for this November. Find out how you can join in.

Advocate is recruiting for marketing and finance advisory roles

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Marketing and finance professionals (not necessarily from the legal field) are wanted to lend their expertise to Advocate's Management Board on a pro bono basis 

Nominations open for this year's Bar Pro Bono Awards

Tuesday 1st June 2021

In another tough year for both barristers and applicants, there has been so much amazing pro bono work done by the Bar.

Spotlight on casework

Thursday 6th May 2021

In the first of a series of blogs from the casework team, Caroline reflects on the impact of the lockdown on applications and the highs and lows of her work.

Advocate partners with LegalEx for third year in a row

Thursday 29th April 2021

Once again, Advocate is delighted to be asked to partner with LegalEx, the biggest legal technology exhibition and conference in the UK.

Pro bono cases leave their mark on QC applications

Thursday 15th April 2021

The Guidance for Applicants for the QC application process has been updated to include pro bono cases in a move endorsed by both the judiciary and members of the senior Bar.

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