Job Title: Pro Bono Manager
Organization: Freshfields
Bio: Hannah Tye is a solicitor and Pro Bono Manager at Freshfields. She manage various areas of the firm’s global pro bono practice, with a particular emphasis in London and Asia, developing international and domestic pro bono projects. She works closely with a wide range of key clients, including some of the world’s largest NGOs, to support their legal needs. Hannah also works with the in-house legal teams of the firm’s paying clients to develop pro bono opportunities and navigate the practical and regulatory issues facing in-house lawyers in the delivery of pro bono services. Hannah is closely involved in developing the firm’s expertise in advising on social impact bonds and drafting exceptional case funding applications for vulnerable individuals looking to source legal aid in England and Wales. Hannah was responsible for drafting and implementing the firm’s first Asia pro bono strategy, working closely with the region’s offices and overseeing a rise in engagement and pro bono hours, and chairs the region’s pro bono committee.