Advocate news

Themes for Pro Bono Week 2019 announced

Wednesday 8th May 2019

In 2019 Pro Bono Week will focus on four themes:

  • Changing lives through pro bono
  • Celebrating pro bono
  • Why pro bono is good for you
  • New developments in pro bono

Going the Extra Mile: Adam Ohringer Completes the London Marathon for Team Advocate

Monday 29th April 2019

Adam Ohringer, a barrister with Cloisters, completed the London Marathon on Sunday 28th April in a wig and gown – and smashed it! Now, as the ballot opens for 2020, we’re looking to recruit more members for Team Advocate.

The Legal Wheel Appeal: Join Team Advocate and Cycle to Paris!

Monday 15th April 2019

Love cycling? Passion for Pro Bono? You can combine the two and cycle to Paris to raise funds for access to justice and Advocate!

Advocate welcomes a new Head of Casework, Shyam Popat

Sunday 31st March 2019

New Head of Casework, Shyam Popat, joins Advocate from South West London Law Centres

London Marathon 2019: Adam runs for Access to Justice

Monday 25th March 2019

Adam Ohringer, a barrister with Cloisters, will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for access to justice and Advocate… in a wig and gown!

London Landmarks Half: Team Advocate smashes it!

Monday 25th March 2019

The London Landmarks Half Marathon Advocate Team raises over £11,000 for access to justice!

Legalex appoints charity partners for 2019

Friday 8th March 2019

Advocate is delighted to be chosen as one of the Legalex 2019 charity partners

Donate your ProBono30 in 2019

Thursday 21st February 2019

This year's #ProBono30 campaign goes live! 

The London Landmarks Half Marathon: Team Advocate!

Friday 15th February 2019

Ten intrepid runners take on The London Landmarks Half Marathon, in its second year, to fundraise for access to justice through Advocate, the pro bono charity of the Bar.