IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.2, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Best practice in communication and empowerment of local social leaders through pro bono
Room C4.2, Convention Centre, Level 4


Pro Bono Committee (Lead)


Pro bono continues to develop and has become increasingly complex, sophisticated and diverse. In this session panellists will discuss different approaches to pro bono around the world and best practice nationally and internationally. Topics considered include: how to develop a strong pro bono culture supported by management; the importance of creating internal pro bono infrastructure; the role of pro bono communications; how pro bono work is treated within firms; the advantages of pro bono targets and measurement; the importance of creating deep and trusting relationships with community partners; and the need to empower local leaders.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Catriona Martin DLA Piper, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Daniel Creasey King & Wood Mallesons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Joseph Egan The Law Society of England and Wales, London, England; President / Chairperson, Member Organisations
Ana Higuera Garrido Fernando Pombo Foundation, Madrid, Spain
Mangyo Kinoshita southgate, Tokyo, Japan; Treasurer, Pro Bono Committee