Volunteer with LawRight

LawRight engages and equips the legal profession to deliver strategic pro bono to vulnerable people.

Barristers partner with LawRight by:

  • taking pro bono referrals, including advice and advocacy work
  • volunteering at LawRight Court & Tribunal Services
  • joining as members
  • participating in events and fundraising

Law firms partner with LawRight by:

  • taking pro bono referrals
  • providing legal clinics at Community & Health Justice Partnerships
  • providing volunteers for LawRight Court & Tribunal Services
  • joining as members
  • providing secondees
  • participating in events and fundraising

Corporate and government in-house legal units contribute to LawRight by:

  • joining as a member
  • providing secondees
  • participating in events and fundraising
  • accepting pro bono referrals (independently or through co-counsel arrangements with a LawRight member law firm)
  • partnering to deliver legal clinics at Community & Health Justice Partnerships
  • providing volunteers for LawRight’s Court & Tribunal Service

Law students contribute to pro bono by:

  • participating in student clinics or credited internship subjects
  • undertaking their Practical Legal Training as volunteers with LawRight
  • volunteering outside of their studies
  • participating in events and fundraising

LawRight generally works with law firms, which provide their lawyers to do pro bono work in a coordinated way. However, individual volunteer lawyers can support LawRight by:

  • volunteering to support LawRight staff coordinate our programs. This is done during business hours so may particularly suit lawyers who are retired, on a career break or working part-time.
  • participating in events and fundraising
  • donating
  • encouraging your firm to become a member

We do not currently have any vacancies, but will advertise here and on our social media channels when we do.

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