The legal profession has long supported the wider community through pro bono work, demonstrating a commitment to ensuring all members of society have access to legal representation. This award recognises firms and legal departments that have demonstrated a commitment to the community over FY2015 - 16 via at least one significant pro bono initiative. It is open to all law firms and in-house teams.
Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:
Detail the strategy behind a particular pro bono program, including goals and implementation.
What has been the social impact of the program? Include the number of pro bono hours contributed and any other measurable outcomes.
How does the firm promote a strong pro bono culture?