Pro bono work is one of the most admirable and distinguishing features of the legal profession.
Entrants for this award should demonstrate that they have a passionate commitment to pro bono work on top of their usual responsibilities.
Successful finalists will showcase how their work over the past 12 months (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017) has led to successful outcomes for the client, the firm or the wider community.
All entrants must be aged 30 years or younger for the duration of the work being completed between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.
All entrants must answer the following questions:
- Outline your achievements within your practice area over the past 12 months (400 words)
- How have you demonstrated initiative and/or leadership within your organisation? (200 words)
- Please outline any additional achievements over the past 12 months with regard to the membership of any legal or external associations or groups. (200 words)
Each entrant must have at least one written reference of no more than 400 words from a current employer, a client or service provider. Please include the referee's name, job title and company.