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It concluded that the conditions needed for successful pro bono activity in Brussels were present and that a high percentage of lawyers wanted to participate.
The report found that 70 per cent of trainees based in Brussels were "willing" or "very willing" to engage in pro bono work and 78 per cent believed their firm would encourage and support this.
However, the report noted that Brussels lacks a co-ordinating entity to organise projects and funding for such a body.
"A remaining problem is the provision of resources from already stretched organisations. This is a matter of prioritising and, hopefully, there may be financial grants from the Department of Constitutional Affairs, the Law Society and/or private and public donors," said the report.
A copy of the report is available on the Solicitors Pro Bono website from 25 July.