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 solicitorsā€™ 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 theĀ 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 Monckton
Brick Court 11 New Square
Cloisters Chambers New Square Chambers
Coram 15 Old Square
Crown Office Chambers Outer Temple
1 Crown Office Row One Essex Court
Devereux 3 Paper Buildings
Enterprise 4 Pump Court
Erimus Chambers 6 Pump Court
Essex Court Chambers Pump Court Tax
Falcon Chambers 5RB
Five Paper Revenue Bar Association
Forum St Ives Chambers
Fountain Court St Phillips Chambers
Hogarth Selbourne
Isle of Man Tax South Square
11 KBW 8 South Square
12 KBW 11 South Square
Littleton Spire Barristers
Maitland 4 Stone Buildings
Matrix Chambers Temple Tax chambers
Midland Chambers 3 Verulam Buildings
Wilberforce

Participating Firms


A&O K&L Gates
Ashurst Kingsley Napley
Ashwood Solicitors Linklaters
Arnold & Porter Mishcon De Reya
Axiom Stone Morrison Foerster
Baker & McKenzie MTC Solicitors
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Orrick
Brown Rudnick Pinsent Masons
Cooley Reed Smith
Debevoise & Plimpton Shearman & Sterling
Dechert Sidley Austin
Dentons Skadden UK
DLA Piper Slaughter and May
Enyo Law Three Crowns
Eversheds Sutherland Travers Smith
Herbert Smith Freehills Watkins and Gunn
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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