Cleary Gottlieb Shortlisted for Three LawWorks 2020 Pro Bono Awards
November 11, 2020
Cleary Gottlieb has been shortlisted for three categories in the LawWorks 2020 Pro Bono Awards:
- Best International Pro Bono Award: The FGM Model Law
- Best New Pro Bono Activity: The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN) and Cleary’s partnership to provide hot meals to London residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
- Most Effective Pro Bono Partnership: Cleary’s London office sponsors and supports Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre since 2015. In 2020, Cleary and Toynbee partnered to launch The Champions Project to support young Black people with aspirations in the legal profession. Participants are matched with a colleague within Cleary’s London office as a means of widening access to law firms and creating positive change within the legal profession.
LawWorks is a charity working in England and Wales to connect volunteer lawyers with underserved clients in need of pro bono legal advice.
Read more about the LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards shortlist here.