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
Materials and Preparation:
No preparation required
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.