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Pro Bono

9.2 / 10

(based on 9 ratings in 2016)

2016

"Pro bono hours count towards your chargeable targets. The firm really encourages trainees and associates to get involved with pro bono matters. I have worked on transactional pro bono (drafting documents for international charities), a major international pro bono case and also attendance at local family law/domestic violence clinic."
London
"Our US offices are very focused on pro bono work, which has had an effect on the London office."
London
"The firm is very committed to pro bono, which counts as billable time. I worked on a project for 'Reporters without Borders', which was particularly interesting as it involved questions of international law. Working on pro bono matters helps you with developing and acquiring skills under the supervision of a partner while helping great causes."
London
"I have attended a legal advice centre and have worked on various other pro bono projects."
Second year trainee, London
"Pro bono hours are counted at the same value as chargeable hours. Many projects come through the doors with lawyers encouraged to take part."
Second year trainee, London
"Pro bono is a big part of the culture and there is an expectation that everyone gets involved. As a first-seat trainee I have been given the opportunity to run the firm's participation in a legal advice clinic as well as participate in other smaller matters."
First year trainee, London
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