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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

Bar Pro Bono Award 2016: Nominations now open

Wednesday 10th August 2016

Nominations for the 2016 Bar Pro Bono Award are now open. 

Walk with us, Walk for us: London Legal Walk 2016

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Thank you to all 86 Bar teams who raised money for free legal advice services across the capital during this year's London Legal Walk.

London Legal Walk 2015

Monday 18th May 2015

The London Legal walk is taking place once again this year to raise money for free legal advice providers and the vulnerable people they assist.