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

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


One Essex Court Maitland
Fountain Court Old Square
Wilberforce 12 KBW
Outer Temple Midland Chambers
11 KBW 1 Crown Office Row
Devereux Brick Court
4 Stone Buildings Essex Court Chambers
4 Pump Court 6 Pump Court
36 Bedford Row St-Phillips Stone Chambers

Temple Tax chambers

11 New Square

Revenue Bar Association
Littleton South Square

Participating Firms


Linklaters DLA Piper
A&O Arnold & Porter
Weil Gotshal Morrison Foerster
K&L Gates Kingsley Napley
Mishcon De Reya Cooley
Enyo Law Berwin Leighton Paisner
Debevoise & Plimpton Shearman & Sterling
Pinsent Masons Brown Rudnick
Axiom Stone Hogan Lovells
Herbert Smith Freehills Dechert
Skadden UK Reed Smith
Three Crowns Orrick


 

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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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