From 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015, 93 lawyers and 8 paralegals undertook 60 projects under the National Pro Bono PI Insurance Scheme, reporting 953.4 hours of pro bono legal work during the period.
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud AusPBC contributed a whooping 430 entries.
Entries by AusPBC
The Centre is seeking new examples of pro bono partnerships for its upcoming reissue of “Pro bono Partnerships and Models: a Practical Guide to What Works.”
The NSW government is now considering the applications received as part of the second round of the Expert Advice Exchange.
The 4th Asia Pro Bono Conference and Legal Ethics Workshop held recently in Myanmar continues its legacy of a strengthened local legal profession and pro bono culture in its wake.
The upcoming Salvos Legal Lecture Series, brought to you by Salvos Legal and the Australian Pro Bono Centre, will be held in Sydney on Saturday, 14 November 2015.
Anabel Morales is interning at the Centre through the UNSW School of Law Social Justice Internship Program, and comes to us with extensive experience in the NSW public sector.
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Only 12% of large law firms regularly rotate graduates through their formal pro bono practices, according to the most recent National Law Firm Pro Bono Survey of Australian firms with 50 or more lawyers.
Links to 40 stories of interest to the pro bono legal community that you may have missed. You can also stay up to date on the latest pro bono news by following the Centre’s Twitter feed @AusPBC.
At the ALTA conference recently held in Melbourne, the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG provided Ten Commandments for law schools which if adopted would further develop the pro bono ethos amongst law students.
“Storytelling in CLCs work – Reasons, Roles and Risks” was the theme of this year’s National CLCs Conference, held on 25-27 August in Melbourne. Delegates shared stories and learned how to use storytelling to engage, educate, advocate and inspire.
Henry Davis York has been joined by Colin Biggers & Paisley and Lander & Rogers in the Law Reform Hub, a new pro bono project that supports community organisations engaged in policy and law reform advocacy.
This month we profile Emma Lutwyche, Lawyer at Lander & Rogers.