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Pro Bono SPARK talks 2016
Mon, November 7, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT
Please join us for an evening of inspiring Pro Bono SPARK Talks from across the pro bono sector to launch the 15th annual National Pro Bono Week.
The National Pro Bono Week committee are holding an evening of “Spark Talks” on Monday 7 November, kindly hosted by BPP University’s Pro Bono Centre.
SPARK talks are a feature of the Public Interest Lawyers Network's annual conference, where they invite thought leaders within the public interest law field to provoke the imagination and challenge attitudes through short but stimulating presentations. The National Pro Bono Week committee in 2015 mirrored this event with some success and are again inviting figures from across the pro bono sector to give short and inspiring talks about their interaction with legal pro bono to launch the 15th National Pro Bono Week 2016.
Host: Rachael Marsh
Ann Cooper, National Coordinator at Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) UK
Amy Heading, Pro Bono Director, UK & Nordic, DLA Piper
Gloria Morrison, Joint Enterprise: Not Guilty by Association (JENGbA) Campaign
Mandy Adogla-Popovic, Simmons & Simmons Internal Contribution to Pro Bono Award Winner
Patricia White, FCILEx
Charlotte Barrington, BPP Pro Bono Student
The Law Society, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and the Bar Council are committed to promoting and supporting pro bono work. By supporting National Pro Bono Week and organising this speakers’ event, we hope to celebrate its importance and highlight the positive contribution of pro bono lawyers across the country.
This event presents an opportunity to listen to people engaged in pro bono practices from across the legal and third sector; to hear about their experiences, challenges, concerns and hopes for the future of the sector.
Who should attend?
The event is aimed at solicitors, barristers, legal executives, paralegals, CSR and pro bono managers, advice charities, MPs and students with an interest in pro bono.
Registration and refreshments: 18:00, talks 18.30 to 20.00.
List of the professional bodies:
The Law Society
The Bar Council
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.