New from the Centre

MEDIA RELEASE: Experts to team up with pro bono lawyers

ExpertsDirect Pro Bono is a new service just launched for lawyers that aims to put them in touch with experts in a myriad of fields who are prepared to offer their services for free or at low cost in matters where the lawyer is acting on a pro bono basis. ExpertsDirect will be providing their services, including their Research, Case Management and Quality Assurance Teams, on a pro bono basis for participating pro bono law firms.

See the full media release.

The 11th Annual Performance Report on the National Pro Bono Target (2018)

The 11th October 2018 marks the release of the 11th Annual Performance Report on the National Pro Bono Target.

Please read the full report here.

MEDIA RELEASE: Review of community legal centres recognises importance of resourcing to leverage pro bono support

The Australian Pro Bono Centre welcomes the announcement today by the NSW Government of new funding for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) in NSW based on the recommendations of the 2017 Review of NSW Community Legal Centre Services led by Mr Alan Cameron AO (Review Report) also released today.

See the full media release.

2018 Target reporting and Law Firm Pro Bono Survey now LIVE

It’s now time for signatories to the National Pro Bono Target to submit their reporting for the 2018 financial year. Click here to access the online form. **Reporting is due before Friday 24 August 2018**

The 6th Biennial National Law Firm Pro Bono Survey is also now open for submissions from Australian law firms with 50 or more full-time equivalent lawyers. Survey available here.

Australian Pro Bono News Issue 129: July 2018

Australian Pro Bono News Issue 129: July 2018

Check out the latest edition of our Australian Pro Bono News for the latest case studies, reports, updates and more on pro bono and access to justice in Australia and around the world. This issue features stories on pro bono tackling disability discrimination and elder abuse, pro bono promotions in July 2018, Q&As with a law firm pro bono coordinator and a corporate in-house lawyer, and a young lawyer mentored by a pro bono barrister.

Read it here.

Changes to the National Pro Bono Target take effect 1 July 2018

Brief yourself on the changes to the National Pro Bono Target here.

National Pro Bono Day Video

Happy National Pro Bono Day from some of our National Pro Bono Aspirational Target signatories!

You can find more information on the Target and how to become a signatory here.

New from the Centre

MEDIA RELEASE: Experts to team up with pro bono lawyers

ExpertsDirect Pro Bono is a new service just launched for lawyers that aims to put them in touch with experts in a myriad of fields who are prepared to offer their services for free or at low cost in matters where the lawyer is acting on a pro bono basis. ExpertsDirect will be providing their services, including their Research, Case Management and Quality Assurance Teams, on a pro bono basis for participating pro bono law firms.

See the full media release.

11th Annual Report of the National Pro Bono Target (2018)

The 11th October 2018 marks the release of the 11th Annual Performance Report on the National Pro Bono Target.

Please read the full report here.

MEDIA RELEASE: Review of community legal centres recognises importance of resourcing to leverage pro bono support

The Australian Pro Bono Centre welcomes the announcement today by the NSW Government of new funding for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) in NSW based on the recommendations of the 2017 Review of NSW Community Legal Centre Services led by Mr Alan Cameron AO (Review Report) also released today.

See the full media release.

2018 Target reporting and Law Firm Pro Bono Survey now LIVE

It’s now time for signatories to the National Pro Bono Target to submit their reporting for the 2018 financial year. Click here to access the online form. **Reporting is due before Friday 24 August 2018**

The 6th Biennial National Law Firm Pro Bono Survey is also now open for submissions from Australian law firms with 50 or more full-time equivalent lawyers. Survey available here.

Australian Pro Bono News Issue 128: July 2018

Check out the latest edition of our Australian Pro Bono News for the latest case studies, reports, updates and more on pro bono and access to justice in Australia and around the world. This issue features highlights from Walks for Justice and other National Pro Bono Day activities.

Read it here.

Changes to the National Pro Bono Target take effect 1 July 2018

Brief yourself on the changes to the National Pro Bono Target here.

REVISED: Client Management and Self-Care Guide

February 2018

We’ve just revised the Client Management and Self-Care Guide and you can download this, and view the accompanying role play videos, on this dedicated page. A great resource for your pro bono team!

What does law firm pro bono look like?

Watch (use arrows on screen to scroll between clips):

Q&A with Jo Renkin, Lander & Rogers

Pro bono legal services in Regional Rural and Remote areas

Happy National Pro Bono Day from signatories to the National Pro Bono Target

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land on which we work and live, the Bedegal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders – past, present and emerging and the youth who are working towards a brighter tomorrow.

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