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“Pro Bono Work” (Online)

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18:00 - 19:30

This Qualifying Session is a lecture on the overview of Pro Bono work.


Mark McDonald, Sharon Blackman and Malvika Jaganmohan


QS value: 1

QS theme: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law

Interactive?: No

Materials and Preparation:

No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:

·         Explain what Pro Bono Legal work means in the legal profession.

·         Find organisations to help with pro bono work opportunities.

Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)

2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.

3.1 : Understand and exercise their duty to act in the best interests of their client.

3.5 : Where appropriate, keep clients, whether lay or professional, informed of case progress in a clear and timely manner and manage their expectations.