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Bar Pro Bono Award 2017: Winner Announced!

Tanya Murshed is the winner of the Bar Pro Bono Award 2017 for her outstanding pro bono work assisting convicted individuals on death row in Uganda. A special commendation has also been awarded this year to Kirsty Brimelow QC, Chair of the Bar Human Rights Committee, in recognition of her outstanding long-term contribution to assisting on human rights issues around the world. 

Recognising the very best of the Bar's commitment to Pro Bono work

Nominations for the 2017 Bar Pro Bono Award are now open! Every year the Bar Pro Bono Award recognises outstanding commitment to pro bono work by a barrister or chambers. 

Judgment in Ilott case handed down today

Judgment in the Ilott case handed down by the Supreme Court today, 15th March 2017

Bar Pro Bono Award 2016: Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2016 Bar Pro Bono Award are now open. 

Walk with us, Walk for us: London Legal Walk 2016

Thank you to all 86 Bar teams who raised money for free legal advice services across the capital during this year's London Legal Walk.