What is Pro Bono and Why Should Legal Service Providers Do It

10.30 – 12.30 | 16 September

Room: Grand Ballroom

This session will explore the fundamental components of pro bono including what is meant (and not meant) by pro bono, different types of pro bono services and initiatives, who is eligible for pro bono, and who provides pro bono. The session will then delve into the ethical and social responsibilities related to why legal service providers should and must provide pro bono, and demonstrate a variety of means and methods utlized regionally and globally to assist in ensuring legal service providers do so.