Pro bono opportunities

LawWorks develops and supports the delivery of a number of pro bono programmes.

Progammes

Depending on your particular are of interest and capacity, there are a range of programmes for you to get involved: 

Clinics in the LawWorks Network are independent, locally run and provide free initial advice to individuals, predominantly in the area of social welfare law on either a drop-in or appointment basis. Advice is delivered face-to-face, over the telephone and in some circumstances via Skype.

The Not-For-Profits Programme connects small not-for-profit organisations in need of legal support with the skills and expertise of lawyers, to support the continuation and expansion of their services to people in need.

Secondary specialisation is a programme to support lawyers in firms and in-house teams to develop expertise in areas of social welfare law where need is significant and supply increasingly limited.

Legal and skills training to give volunteers confidence to provide advice at clinics.

Pro Bono Opportunities

Our up to date listings of pro bono opportunities give an overview of current volunteering opportunities across the country. Please see below.

South West London Law Centres is an independent registered charity which gives individuals and communities legal advice and support both by Legal Aid and through 15 pro bono clinics.
The Citizens Advice network provides the advice people need for the problems they face and improves the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
Centre 70 is an Advice and Counselling Service. We provide free, impartial, confidential and independent advice on social welfare law.
There is a great demand for Manchester School of Law Legal Advice Centre's service as so many cases within the clinics practice areas are out of scope for legal aid, and many people cannot afford to pay solicitors’ fees.
The Free Legal Advice Centre founded in 1898, it is seeking to develop more long term partnerships with law firms to scale up its impact and meet the growing demand for its services.
BPP's Enterprise Legal Advice Clinic provides startups and small enterprises with free student-led written legal advice on a diverse range of commercial issues from setting up a business, protecting intellectual property, company procedures, commercial property to disputes with consumers or suppliers.
The Personal Support Unit (PSU) is a charity supporting people who do not have professional legal representation in several courts across the UK. Due to government cuts to legal aid our services are in demand now more than ever.
Citizens Advice Westminster, provides free, impartial, confidential and independent advice to clients in the community on areas of social welfare law.
Citizens Advice Westminster, provides free, impartial, confidential and independent advice to clients in the community on areas of social welfare law.
Citizens Advice Westminster, provides free, impartial, confidential and independent advice to clients in the community on areas of social welfare law.