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No longer just for lawyers: Pro bono opportunities opened up for business services professionals

An initiative has been launched by Pinsent Masons’ former head of communications that aims to offer pro bono opportunities to business services professionals in the legal sector. Fred Banning is spearheading the project, assisted by an advisory board of professionals from across the sector including Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s marketing leader Jeremy Ford, […]

Women and the pandemic: Pro bono in a refugee camp

The first time I visited the refugee camp on Samos island, I had a sense of what to expect, but never imagined how much it would impact me. Like many, my experience of life in a refugee camp was limited to the portrayal offered in news stories. However, speaking to these individuals face-to-face, hearing their […]

Legal quartet raise £25,000 in bid to support disenfranchised minorities

Four lawyers have teamed up to form a charity to tackle racial injustice in the UK, with Clifford Chance providing financial support to the initiative. The magic circle firm is providing advice to One Case At A Time (OCAAT), set up by 5 St Andrews Hill’s Alexandra Wilson, Freeths trainee solicitor Isaac Eloi, Akin Gump Strauss […]