Nominees have been announced for the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW 2016 Pro Bono Partnership Award, sponsored by the Australian Pro Bono Centre.
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”.
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.
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.
In providing closing remarks for the Asia Pro Bono Forum, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG provided twenty big ideas on pro bono lawyering.
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.
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.
The Centre farewells its Office Administrator Lucy Martin, and welcomes Sarah Kim to the role.
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.
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.