Pro Bono Connect helps barristers and solicitors collaborate on pro bono cases

We match barristers and solicitors acting pro bono on civil matters for individuals, charities and community groups who cannot afford legal advice or representation

Join the scheme

Our matching process

1. Send us the details of your case using our request template

Member firms or chambers send us details of their case using our template request form

2. We post details of your case to the PBC member network

We notify our pool of members of the details of the case. Requests from barristers are sent to our solicitors’ pool and vice versa

3. Get contacted from interesting parties and start collaborating

If one of our members wishes to collaborate on the case, they will contact the requesting barrister or solicitor directly

To read a more detailed summary of how the scheme works, please download our info pack

Pro Bono Connect is a signatory to the Joint Pro Bono Protocol for Legal Work

Pro Bono Connect also welcomes solicitor advocates as part of the scheme. All references to requests by or to barristers on this website should be read as barristers/solicitor advocates.

What people are saying…

The Pro Bono Connect scheme has worked very well for us

Solicitor

I am so relieved to finally be getting this matter sorted and I couldn’t have done it without your help

Client

It was invaluable to have the help of a firm

Barrister

Fantastic example of how it works. Taken to a new level. Close team work across professions

Barrister

Excellent initiative to harness sols-bar relationship

Pro Bono Co-Ordinator

An exciting scheme which links pro bono solicitors and barristers. Huge potential to help litigants in person

Pro Bono Co-Ordinator

Participating Chambers


36 Bedford Row New Square Chambers
Brick Court 15 Old Square
Coram Outer Temple
1 Crown Office Row One Essex Court
Devereux 4 Pump Court
Enterprise 6 Pump Court
Essex Court Chambers Pump Court Tax
Forum Revenue Bar Association
Fountain Court St-Phillips Stone Chambers
Hogarth South Square
Isle of Man Tax 8 South Square
11 KBW 11 South Square
12 KBW St-Phillips Stone Chambers
Littleton 4 Stone Buildings
Maitland Temple Tax chambers
Midland Chambers 3 Verulam Buildings
Monckton Wilberforce
11 New Square  

Participating Firms


A&O K&L Gates
Ashurst Kingsley Napley
Arnold & Porter Linklaters
Axiom Stone K&L Gates
Baker & McKenzie Mishcon De Reya
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Morrison Foerster
Brown Rudnick Orrick
Cooley Pinsent Masons
Debevoise & Plimpton Reed Smith
Dechert Shearman & Sterling
Dentons

Sidley Austin

DLA Piper Skadden UK
Enyo Law Slaughter and May
Eversheds Three Crowns
Herbert Smith Freehills Travers Smith
Hogan Lovells Weil Gotshal
   White & Case

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Please note that pro bono connect is unable to accept cases directly from the public. It operates a referral system to match barristers and solicitors on existing pro bono cases

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