Celebrations will focus on the future while 'shining a spotlight' on the achievements of the last 20 years

Members of the profession will next week (1 – 5 November) celebrate the legal sector’s 20th Pro Bono Week. 

Pro Bono Week celebrates the work of lawyers who provide free advice to those who could not otherwise afford legal support.

Law Society president, I. Stephanie Boyce, said: “Free legal advice can be life-changing for people who would otherwise have to navigate the justice system without expert help”.

“While the pro bono contribution made by lawyers is outstanding, it is vital the justice system and legal aid are properly funded and resourced by the government so lawyers aren’t required to work for free.

“I am delighted that my term in office coincides ...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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