Charity LawWorks is inviting solicitors to take part in a new pro bono service to improve access to justice through technology.

With support from Deloitte Legal, LawWorks has developed an online platform called Free Legal Answers (www.freelegalanswers.org.uk) that virtually connects individuals in need of legal advice with lawyers who are able to provide it on a pro bono basis. The platform is currently in the early pilot stage, but has already provided advice to over 50 clients.

LawWorks reports that 90 lawyers have signed up to the platform so far and is calling for more solicitors to get involved in the project, especially lawyers who have experience in housing, family and e...

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