Volunteer stories

Rhiannon Wilcock

Rhiannon Wilcock, barrister at 3PB, undertook several pro bono cases with Advocate during her pupillage. She discusses the advantages of taking this step early in a career at the Bar.

Laurent Sykes QC

Laurent Sykes QC from Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers took silk in 2016. He champions pro bono work as being crucial to his success.

Simon Milnes, 20 Essex Street

Pro Bono Ambassador and Advocate panel member, Simon Milnes of 20 Essex Street, gives us his top tips for a successful pro bono career.

Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Hardwicke Chambers

Pro Bono Ambassador and Advocate panel member, Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, tells us about her pro bono experience in the Supreme Court.

Derek Spitz, One Essex Court

Pro Bono Ambassador and Advocate panel member, Derek Spitz of One Essex Court, talks to us about how his first pro bono case in the Court of Appeal and how volunteering has enabled him to expand his areas of expertise.

Emmanuel Sheppard, 3 Verulam Buildings

Emmanuel Sheppard of 3 Verulam Buildings, talks about pro bono being an essential part of any practice

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