LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards 2021

Nominations are open for the LawWorks and Attorney General's Student Pro Bono Awards 2021.

The annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards will be celebrated at an online awards ceremony on Wednesday 12th May 2021.

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

Nomination categories and how to nominate

We would like to hear about those people and projects that have made a real impact in the past year at your law school.  Please nominate any person, team or law school that has, in your view, carried out fantastic pro bono work and made a valuable contribution.

This year we continue to work under the restriction of Covid-19. Recognising this exceptional and challenging year due to the impact of coronavirus in all the categories, consideration will be given to nominations that have been responsive to the issues and legal needs presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, overcoming barriers and challenge.

The categories for the 2021 awards are:

  • Best New Pro Bono Activity;
  • Best Contribution by an Individual Student;
  • Best Contribution by a Law School (Undergraduate and Postgraduate institutions);
  • Best Contribution by a Team of Students.

Any law school or individual can nominate itself or others for one or more of the categories listed. If you would like to nominate for more than one category, please complete a separate form for each nomination.

Make a nomination   Read the nomination guidance

The deadline for submission of nominations is 11pm on 18th March 2021.

Please note that we can not accept late entries.

Judging and the awards event

All of the nominees will be invited to attend an online awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday 12th May 2021.

The judges for the 2021 Awards will be announced shortly.

Need to get in touch?

If you have a question about the awards, please contact:

Peter Jackson, Communications Officer, 020 7092 3952

James Sandbach, Director of Policy and External Affairs, 020 7092 3943

We look forward to receiving your nominations!

The LawWorks and Attorney General's Student Pro Bono Awards are sponsored by:

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