Annual Pro Bono Award 2012
The IBA Pro Bono and Access to Justice Committee invites nominations for its prestigious annual Pro Bono Award, for lawyers who are leading the profession in building a pro bono culture. The winner will be honoured at the IBA Annual Conference in Dublin from 30 September – 5 October 2012. The award is sponsored by LexisNexis.
Nominees will be considered for the award based on the following criteria:
Dedication – The Committee seeks to recognise pro bono work that exhibits an exceptional level of commitment and dedication to the provision of free legal services and access to justice.
Innovation – The Committee seeks to recognise efforts and pro bono work that have been designed or carried out in an innovative fashion and might serve as a model for others in that jurisdiction and other jurisdictions.
Impact – The Committee seeks to recognise work, including legislative reform, litigation, and transactional representation, that has brought about a significant impact – to an individual, community, group, or country, or to the provision of pro bono services generally.
The award is free to enter and it is open to all lawyers whether or not they are members of the IBA.
The award will be presented at the IBA 2012 Annual Conference in Dublin. The winner, as part of the award, will receive the following:
free registration for the IBA 2012 Annual Conference, 30 September – 5 October 2012, Dublin, Ireland;
a contribution towards accommodation and travel costs to attend the conference;
one years' free membership of the IBA, PPID and Pro Bono and Access to Justice Committee
To download the nomination form please click here.
In order to apply for this award, nomination forms must be sent to Jemma McVey, IBA Divisions Administrative Assistant, no later than Friday 13 July 2012.