Past Winners of the Bar Pro Bono Awards

Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 

2020 Winners: Catherine Jaquiss (Goldsmith Chambers), Jennifer MacLeod and Emma Mockford (Brick Court Chambers)

2019 Winner: Jennifer MacLeod (Brick Court Chambers)

2018 Winner: Marianne Alton (Lincoln House Chambers & Evolve)

Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year

2020 Winner: Zimran Samuel (Doughty Street Chambers)

2019 Winner: Shu Shin Luh (Garden Court Chambers)

2019 Highly Commended: Sanaz Saifolahi (Goldsmith Chambers)

2018 Winner: Sarah Keogh (Old Square Chambers)

Pro Bono QC of the Year

2020 Winner: Ben Collins QC (Old Square Chambers)

2019 Winner: Anthony Metzer QC (Goldsmith Chambers)

2018 Winner: Deirdre Fottrell QC (1GC|Family Law) 

International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year

2020 Winner: Sangeetha Iyengar (Goldsmith Chambers)

2019 Winner: Jennifer Robinson and Jelia Sane (Doughty Street Chambers)

2018 Winner: Kirsty Brimelow QC (Doughty Street Chambers and Bar Human Rights Committee)

Employed Pro Bono Barrister of the Year

2018 Winner: Daria Gleyze (Law Commission)

Pro Bono Chambers’ Professional of the Year

2020 Winner: Nick Levett (Outer Temple Chambers)

2019 Winner: Peter Campbell (39 Essex Chambers) and Ben Connor (Landmark Chambers)

2018 Winner: Deborah Anderson (Practice Director, Gatehouse Chambers)

Pro Bono Innovation of the Year

2019 Winner: The Transparency Project's Legal Blogging Pilot

2018 Winner: Pro Bono Connect

Pro Bono Chambers of the Year

2020 Winner: Goldsmith Chambers

2019 Winner: Fenners Chambers

2018 Winner: Cloisters Chambers

Lifetime Achievement in Pro Bono, the Sydney Elland Goldsmith Award

2020 Winner: John Collins (deceased) (Park Square Barristers)

2019 Winner: Andrew Hillier QC

2018 Winner: Patrick O'Connor QC (Doughty Street Chambers) 

The Sir Henry Brooke Award 

Winner: Sir Henry Brooke (posthumously)

2017: Tanya Murshed,1 MCB and Evolve

2016: John Collins, Zenith Chambers

2015: Joe Middleton, Doughty Street Chambers

2014: Monika Sobiecki, Pump Court Chambers

2013: Sarah Hannett, Matrix Chambers

2012: Alison Gurden, I Gray’s Inn Square

2011: Shereener Browne, Garden Court Chambers

2010: Maria Scotland, 7 Bedford Row

2009: Andrew Walker QC, Maitland Chambers

2008: Access to Justice in Afghanistan Project Team, Bar Human Rights Committee

2007: Guy Opperman MP, 3 Paper Buildings

2006: Michael Fordham QC, Blackstone Chambers

2005: The Rt Hon Keir Starmer KCB QC MP, Doughty Street Chambers

2004: Andrew Hall QC, Doughty Street Chambers

2003: John Horan, Cloisters

2002: Samantha Knights QC, Matrix Chambers

2001: Simon Michael, No 5 Chambers

2000: Daniel Leader and Philippa Page, (now Leigh Day and Goldsmith Chambers)

1999: Doughty Street Chambers

1998: Two Garden Court Chambers

1997: Judith Farbey QC, Doughty Street Chambers