LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards

The LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards are kindly sponsored by LexisNexis.

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The annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards were celebrated at the House of Lords, on Wednesday 4th May.

Supported by the Attorney General, the awards celebrate the best pro bono activities undertaken by law students and law schools and the positive impact on those assisted. The awards incorporate the Access to Justice Foundation award for an educational body or student which has made a significant contribution to promoting access to justice.

The winners of the 2022 awards are:

  • Best New Pro Bono Activity - Windrush Justice Clinics at London South Bank University, King's College London and University of Westminster
  • Best Contribution by an Individual - Samantha Howlett, University of Essex
  • Best Contribution by a Law School - BPP Pro Bono Centre, BPP University
  • Best Contribution by a Team of Students - Shelter Court Runner Team, Hertfordshire Law School
  • Access to Justice Foundation Award - Amelia Quince, Cambridge University

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The shortlisted nominees were:

Best Contribution by a Team of Students

  • The Aberdeen Law Project Representation Team, University of Aberdeen
  • ELTAL Student Directors, BPP University Pro Bono Centre
  • Shelter Court Runner Team, Hertfordshire Law School
  • Support Through Court Manchester Team, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Immigration and Refugee Law Clinic Team, University of Plymouth and British Red Cross

Best New Pro Bono Activity

  • School Programme, The Aberdeen Law Project, Aberdeen University
  • Young Asylum Seekers Legal Advice Clinic, University of Hertfordshire
  • Human Rights and Environment Clinic, King's Legal Clinic, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London
  • Windrush Justice Clinics at London South Bank University, King's College London and University of Westminster

Best Contribution by an Individual

  • Meera Amari Chauhan, University of Leicester
  • Theresa Cokell, University of Bolton
  • Graham Herschel, University of Chester
  • Samantha Howlett, University of Essex
  • Amelia Quince, Cambridge University Law Society, University of Cambridge
  • Helena Siebenrock, The Aberdeen Law Project, University of Aberdeen
  • Alecia Spence, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University

Best Contribution by a Law School

  • BPP Pro Bono Centre, BPP University
  • University of Bristol Law Clinic, University of Bristol
  • Student Legal Advice Centre, Derby Law School, University of Derby
  • Hertfordshire Law School, University of Hertfordshire
  • University of South Wales Law School, University of South Wales

Access to Justice Foundation Award

The Access to Justice Foundation award for an educational body or student making a significant contribution was also announced on May 4th; the shortlist is:

  • Gabriella Barnes, University of Edinburgh
  • University of Plymouth Law Clinic
  • Amelia Quince, Cambridge University
  • Windrush Justice Clinics at London South Bank University, King’s College London and University of Westminster

Judges

The judges for the 2022 Awards are: 

  • Peter Farr, Head of Civil Law Policy, Ministry of Justice
  • James Harper, Executive Sponsor, Rule of Law and CSR for LexisNexis UK & Ireland
  • Olivia Partridge, Content Producer, LawCareers.Net
  • Lubna Shuja, Vice President, The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Leanne Targett-Parker, co-Chair, Bar Council Pro Bono and Social Responsibility Committee
  • Rohini Teather, Head of Parliamentary Affairs, Legal Aid Practitioners Group

LawWorks would like to congratulate the winners, all shortlisted nominees and everyone who submitted nominations. LawWorks would also like to thank the judges for their hard work in drawing up the shortlist from a very impressive list of nominations, and Lexis Nexis for their sponsorship of the Awards.

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Peter Jackson, Communications Officer, 07961 522042

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