Promoting pro-bono legal work
On 17 October, the Law Centre’s Legal Support Project and PILS (Public Interest Litigation Service) co-hosted a well attended seminar on pro bono litigation, at the Inn of Court, Royal Courts of Justice.
The seminar stressed the importance of pro bono work in promoting access to justice and outlined pro-bono work opportunities in LSP and PILS.
Rebecca Hilsenrath of LawWorks, Elizabeth Mitrow of Terence Lyons & Co Solicitors in Dublin, and the Honourable Mr Justice Stephens explained the essential role of pro-bono work and its benefits for the legal profession.
The second half of the seminar was a panel discussion and included presentations by representatives from the Northern Ireland Lawyers Pro Bono Group, PILS and LSP.