Pro Bono

6.8 / 10

(based on 22 ratings in 2017)

2017

"I volunteer as a legal adviser at the weekly Waterloo Legal Advice Centre. A number of lawyers at the firm also volunteer at Waterloo and the firm provides administrative support to the clinic."
Second year trainee, London
"There's a fair amount of pro bono work locally and on a global scale."
First year trainee, London
"Time spent working on pro bono is considered the same as time spent on a client matter."
Second year trainee, London
"If you want to commit to a pro bono initiative, there is scope for you to propose it. In terms of formal schemes there are a few but it is not something that is heavily pushed."
First year trainee, London
"The US offices seem to have many more initiatives than the London office. It's something that could be improved here, though trainees can suggest initiatives."
First year trainee, London
"I have worked on a project relating to reviewing the cases of death row inmates. Jones Day lawyers at all levels also volunteer at the Waterloo Legal Advice Service."
Second year trainee, London
"There are a number of pro bono initiatives both specific to the London office and practised by the firm at large including the Jones Day of Service, pro bono advice to a hospice and the Waterloo Legal Advice Centre."
Second year trainee, London
"I have worked at our Waterloo Legal Advice Service and on the Amicus project."
Second year trainee, London
"I volunteer at the Waterloo Legal Advice Service and help with ad hoc pro bono projects as they arise."
Second year trainee, London
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