Many of us have colleagues who make an outstanding contribution representing parties on a pro bono basis. Please consider nominating them for the 2017/2018 Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards.
There are 4 awards presented to barristers of differing years’ call. The sole criterion for each of these awards is “outstanding achievement in pro bono advocacy”.
The awards are:
In addition to the above, nominations are sought for the following awards:
For pro bono work which has a strong public interest element or has involved a procedural or substantive innovation in the law likely to enhance access to justice; and
For exceptional individual achievement in pro bono advocacy over a long period.
Nominations may be made using the nomination form and are open until 14 December 2018.