Advocate news

The Legal Wheel Appeal: Introducing Our Cyclists!

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Five cyclists take on The Legal Wheel Appeal, a London to Paris cycle ride, to fundraise for the Bar Pro Bono Unit

The Legal Wheel Appeal: Pedal for Justice!

Thursday 28th June 2018

Get on your bike and pedal for justice in the Bar Pro Bono Unit's London to Paris cycle challenge.

London Marathon 2018: Run for Justice

Friday 22nd June 2018

Barrister Ed Francis and Paralegal Ginny Bicciolo raise vital funds for access to justice

New corporate partner, Child & Co, announced

Friday 4th May 2018

Child & Co announces broad support of Bar Pro Bono Unit in new partnership

New Pro Bono Patrons 2018 celebrated

Thursday 29th March 2018

New Pro Bono Patron acknowledgement awarded to chambers and individuals supporting the Bar Pro Bono Unit

Donate your ProBono30

Friday 23rd February 2018

This year's #ProBono30 campaign goes live! 

Bar Pro Bono Award 2017: Winner Announced!

Monday 6th November 2017

Tanya Murshed is the winner of the Bar Pro Bono Award 2017 for her outstanding pro bono work assisting convicted individuals on death row in Uganda. A special commendation has also been awarded this year to Kirsty Brimelow QC, Chair of the Bar Human Rights Committee, in recognition of her outstanding long-term contribution to assisting on human rights issues around the world. 

Recognising the very best of the Bar's commitment to Pro Bono work

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Bar Pro Bono Award are now open! Every year the Bar Pro Bono Award recognises outstanding commitment to pro bono work by a barrister or chambers. 

Judgment in Ilott case handed down today

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Judgment in the Ilott case handed down by the Supreme Court today, 15th March 2017