LawWorks: Managing a Global Programme

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<p>Pro Bono Conference Pro Bono UK Hosted by: LawWorks Bar pro Bono Unit ilex pro bono forum Managing a Global Programme Duration: 05m 38s Moderator: Suzanne E. Turner Dechert LLP, Trustee, LawWorks Panellists: Miriam Buhl Pro Bono Counsel, Weil Gotshal &amp; Manges LLP Edwin Rekosh Public Interest Law Institute Content: Exploring issues in developing pro bono practices in various countries, including sources of pro bono work, cross office projects and regulatory issues. Queen Elisabeth II Conference Center on 17th November 2007. Pro Bono Conference Principal Sponsors: Allen &amp; Overy Allen &amp; Overy is proud to support LawWorks and its work in highlighting the importance of pro bono. Over the last decade it has been at the forefront of the legal profession, ensuring that thousands of people have access to justicce.A &amp; O's pro bono activities range from mutli-jurisdictional projects effecting systemic change, to work at grassroots level such as Battersea Law Centre, all of which has the potential to change and save lives, and is an important part of the firm's total business offering. Clifford Chance Clifford Chance is delighted to sponsor the joint National Pro Bono Conference. Our mission is grounded in the belief that success brings with it responsibility to the communities around us. To discover more about our commitment to making a positive impact through our pro bono, community and environment initiatives. Irwin Mitchell Irwin Mitchell is very happy to continue its commitment to pro bon by sponsoring this conference. Irwin Mitchell was one of the first firms to sign up to the pro bono protocol, and as the fourth largest firm in the UK has a nationwide social responsibility programme in its 7 UK offices including free legal advice and representation to individuals and community groups where legal need would otherwise be unmet. Linklaters Linklaters is delighted to sponsor the first Joint National Pro Bono Conference. We believe that lawyers can make a powerful difference to disadvantaged communities through pro bono work, and have a critical role to play in addressing broader social and economic problems around the world. pro Bono work is integral to our firm's culture, and we fully support increased collaboration and sharing of ideas as a means of increasing access to justice for all. Associate Sponsor: Weil Gotshal &amp; Manges LLP With 1,200 lawyers worldwide, Weil, Gotshal &amp; Manges LLP is a leading international law firm committe to giving back to the communities in which it works. The firm has one of the most extensive pro bono programs in the legal community. In 2006, Weil Gotshal provided more than 87,000 hours of pro bono services worldwide, valued at $36.7 million. hrtvsh Human Rights Video Distribution. The views expressed by contributors on Human Rights TV do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the management and staff of Human Rights TV or hrtvsh. Views and opinions expressed on other sites which may link to Human Rights TV or be linked to by Human Rights TV are not the responsibility or liability of Human Rights TV or hrtvsh. Human Rights TV and hrtvsh are not responsible for the content of external internet sites.</p>