Advocate news

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.

Advocate celebrates 25 years at Bar Pro Bono Awards

Monday 8th November 2021

At a fantastic ceremony in Gray's Inn and sponsored by Lexis Nexis, 150 people gathered to celebrate the Bar's incredible dedication to pro bono at the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2021.

Brick Court over half way to target in fundraising challenge

Tuesday 7th September 2021

As part of its centenary celebrations, Brick Court has chosen Advocate as one of its charity partners and is well on its way to hitting its target.

Annual charity golf day returns!

Tuesday 17th August 2021

If you love golf and fancy a few rounds and a delicious meal, all in aid of raising money for Advocate, then this is the perfect day for you.

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.

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