Pro Bono

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A new initiative has been launched to promote pro bono opportunities for business operations professionals in the legal sector, connecting highly skilled people with high-calibre volunteering opportunities. There are currently believed to be some 30,000 professionals working in areas such as IT, BD

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Students are to be called in to handle an anticipated surge in coronavirus-related legal issues under plans being drawn up by the Law Society of Scotland, The Times reports. Data from Police Scotland show a nine per cent increase in domestic abuse cases three months after lockdown measures were intr

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This is National Pro Bono Week which provides a useful opportunity to think about when and how lawyers provide legal services to those in need. The process of going through a legal dispute, whether that is civil or criminal, is a stressful and complex one for most people even under the best of circu

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The Faculty of Advocates' Free Legal Services Unit is involved in online events this week to promote and celebrate pro bono work. Pro Bono Week is a salute to lawyers across the UK, like those in the FLSU, who are unstinting and selfless in their drive to open access to justice.

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The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) is hosting a panel discussion for Pro Bono Week on the topic of pro bono opportunities for young lawyers. The event will give attendees an insight in to the benefits of pro bono for lawyers and the reasons why it is so important for our wider community.

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