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PILS Project and LSP Joint Seminar

PILS Project and LSP Joint Seminar

October 2012

The PILS Project and LSP held a joint seminar on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at Inn of Court, Royal Courts of Justice entitled "Getting involved in Pro Bono Litigation: Opportunities in Northern Ireland".

PILS Project & LSP Joint Pro Bono Seminar

The seminar, which was attended by over 45 from the legal profession, was aimed at solicitors and barristers who are interested in pro bono work and covered a number of issues, including:

  • the importance of pro bono work in promoting access to justice and the potential benefits to the legal profession
  • the experience of pro bono work in England and Wales, and the Republic of Ireland
  • opportunities for practitioners to do pro bono work in Northern Ireland

The chair of the seminar was the Honourable Mr Justice Stephens and the keynote speakers were Rebecca Hilsenrath, Chief Executive of LawWorks & Elizabeth Mitrow, KOD Lyons, Dublin.

Papers

Please click the links below for the paper by some of the speakers.

PILS Project & LSP Joint Pro Bono Seminar

PILS Project & LSP Joint Pro Bono Seminar