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Two new guides to pro bono resources in the UK have been launched. The Guide to Pro Bono and Other Free Advice in England & Wales and the Guide to Pro Bono and Other Free Advice in Scotland.
The events surrounding social and racial injustice in the United States, and broader discussions on advancing equity globally, have greatly impacted us and the communities in which we live and work – shining a light on oppression and injustice that have existed for hundreds of years.
Join the Australian Community of Pro Bono Lawyers.
The Best Practice Guidelines for Interviewing Older People at Risk of Harm will give service providers the tools to have effective and meaningful conversations with older people who have experienced abuse.
The Pro Bono Happy Hour Podcast includes a collection of lively conversations about law firm pro bono news, infrastructure, and best practices featuring insightful and entertaining expert guests from Law Firm Pro Bono Project member firms and Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® signatorie, Corporate Pro Bono Challenge® signatories, and from other pro bono and access to justice champions and leaders.CONTINUE READING
With You is a training package for trauma-informed, rights-based legal services to people experiencing distress, poor mental health and/or suicidality.
In-house pro bono has grown over the past three decades, with more corporate legal departments creating and implementing formal pro bono programs. The Pro Bono Maturity Model is designed to assist pro bono leaders at departments with robust or longstanding pro bono programs who may wonder how to take their program to the next level.
The Centre’s report, Pro Bono Response to Natural Disasters, synthesises insights from 34 organisations across Australia, including legal aid commissions, community legal centres, referral schemes and law firms into 27 key national recommendations on pro bono best practice in this context.
Lessons about collaboration and refugee inclusion from the legal community’s response to the needs of people displaced from Ukraine could help inform future responses.
The Report sets out the progress of the Australian legal profession in delivering pro bono services across the country, as measured against a range of indicators including pro bono hours undertaken and the number of lawyers covered by the Target on an annual basis.
Interview with Tiela Chalmers, CEO, Alameda County Bar Association and Legal Access Alameda
The Legal Guide to the SDGs is a unique resource that provides a foundational analysis of the role that law can and should play in the achievement of the SDGs.
Towards Truth maps laws and policies that have impacted the lives of First Nations people since 1788.
This Guide explains on a practical level how employed barristers with practising certificates can undertake pro bono and the key considerations, whether volunteering through their employer or independently. It highlights the support available and the increasingly recognised benefits.
This article details World Wellness Group's Health Justice Program.
Centre Participates in New Research Project to Develop a Global Practical Toolbox on Corporate Climate Litigation
Building on our recent focus on harnessing pro bono to tackle climate change, the Centre is participating in a new British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) research project on climate litigation. The project is being led by Dr Ivano Alogna, Research Leader in Environmental and Climate Change Law at BIICL. Dr Alogna describes this exciting new project below.
This article profiles the adaptive approach to pro bono taken by Gadens' Australian practice.