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LawWorks announces launch of new online pro bono portal

shawn mach
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LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group) is launching a new online pro bono portal – called the Pro Bono Portal UK – to help match unmet legal need with pro bono lawyers.

Following a successful pilot and development stage, the charity is initially using the portal for its Not-for-Profits Programme which connects hundreds of smaller charities with free legal advice from (so far) over 40 leading law firms and in-house legal teams.

Originally developed by Justice Connect in Australia, their award-winning portal has been adapted for use in the UK (initially in England and Wales) and other international jurisdictions. The Portal connects lawyers with pro bono opportunities from one place - efficiently, simply and securely.

The Portal will be available to law centres, advice agencies and others to directly post their pro bono opportunities and connect with law firms and in-house teams. Alternatively, the pro bono opportunities can be sent to LawWorks to be added to the Portal.

More: https://www.lawworks.org.uk/about-us/news/press-release-lawworks-announces-launch-new-portal-connecting-lawyers-pro-bono

Ps - there’s more info on Justice Connect’s work over on our A2J.Tech site:

- https://a2j.tech/global-pro-bono-portal
- https://a2j.tech/intake-tool

Cheers ... Shawn