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Pro Bono

8.5 / 10

(based on 17 ratings in 2016)

2016

"I have done projects on research for law against child pornography and sexual exploitation. I am currently doing a research project in relation to central bank regulations on electronic transactions."
First year trainee, London
"The firm has many regular opportunities to get involved in pro bono and places huge importance on any work undertaken. I have had the opportunity to do research for both European LGBT rights and Iraqi migrant human rights abuses during my time so far."
First year trainee, London
"The firm provides a wide variety of pro bono matters for us to get involved in. I have volunteered at the Citizen's Advice Bureau, for the Whitechapel Mission, offering mentor services, and I have also worked on providing advice to a start-up."
Second year trainee, London

2015

"I have only been at the firm for a few weeks, but I have already been introduced to lots of pro bono opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"I have found that the firm is keen on pro bono work. I flew to Malawi for pro bono work in my first seat and there are opportunities to research or draft memos/documents every week."
Second year trainee, London
"There are lots of opportunities to get involved with pro bono work. I have researched women's rights in Africa for a central database of advice."
First year trainee, London
"There are emails sent around for pro bono work every few days and trainees tend to do quite a lot - I usually do some pro bono if my department is very quiet!"
First year trainee, London
"Emails are sent almost daily with new pro bono opportunities for everyone to get involved in. There is a variety of work from actual drafting of contracts, research and attending events at Facebook and the London Zoo."
First year trainee, London
"There are regular opportunities to get involved in pro bono work, including initiatives such as mentoring students. Some of the pro bono work I have been involved with includes research relating to the rights of migrant and refugee children in the UK."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"I think that White & Case is the only firm in the country that has an innocence project. In addition, I have also worked with the Whitechapel Mission and CAB."
First year trainee, London
"Whilst here, I worked on a research project for the United Nations Child Rights Network and I received an award for the amount of hours that I worked on this. The level to which pro bono is encouraged varies a lot between departments and offices."
First year trainee, Tokyo
"The firm seem very committed to pro bono, sending numerous emails about this, and there is a big emphasis on charity work."
First year trainee, London
"White & Case are genuinely committed and there are great opportunities for trainees, particularly in Litigation; although plenty is advertised to all departments, and there is always the chance to do more if you contact the team."
Second year trainee, London
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