Pro Bono Partnership Award Nominees announced

Nominees have been announced for the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW 2016 Pro Bono Partnership Award, sponsored by the Australian Pro Bono Centre.

2016 Access to Justice Prize winner announced

Colin Biggers & Paisley has announced that the winner of its 2016 #A2 Justice Prize is Camille Boileau for her essay “Crowdsourcing pro-bono legal work: Innovating through collaborative communities”.

Resilience, creativity and collaborative work displayed at the National CLCs Conference 2016

In early August over 600 delegates from across Australia gathered in Fremantle, WA, for the National CLCs Conference 2016. A very cohesive program showcased the great work going on and focused in on the challenges ahead.

A report from the Asia Pro Bono Exchange

The Asia Pro Bono Exchange, recently held in Indonesia and co-hosted by PILnet and BABSEA CLE, produced the largest gathering yet to talk about all things pro bono in Asia.

Twenty Big Ideas on Pro Bono Lawyering by the Hon. Michael Kirby: Boring, Bold and Brave

In providing closing remarks for the Asia Pro Bono Forum, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG provided twenty big ideas on pro bono lawyering.

Bangkok Roundtable Meets APBC Best Practice Guide

Recently Annette Bain, Pro Bono Counsel – Asia at DLA Piper Hong Kong, gave a talk on “Growing your pro bono practice” to pro bono enthusiasts at the second Bangkok Pro Bono Roundtable, hosted by TrustLaw.

Steady rise in PI Insurance Scheme lawyers

The first six months of 2016 saw a steady rise in the number of lawyers insured under the National Pro Bono Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme.

Farewell Lucy Martin and welcome Sarah Kim

The Centre farewells its Office Administrator Lucy Martin, and welcomes Sarah Kim to the role.

ON THE SITE: Board and Advisory Council

In ‘On the Site’ we direct you to information and resources on our website that you may not have seen. On the Board and Advisory Council page you can find information on the Centre’s 22 Board and Advisory Council members.

PRO BONO IN THE NEWS: August – September 2016

Links to 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.