Awards success for BPP University Law School’s Pro Bono Centre
BPP University Law School’s Pro Bono Centre enjoyed a special awards ceremony at the House of Commons after being shortlisted three times in the annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards.
The awards recognise the dedication and commitment of law schools and law students across the country and the contribution of student pro bono in enabling access to legal advice and representation. The awards ceremony was hosted by His Honour Sir Robin Knowles CBE and the event was attended by over 200 guests.
BPP University Law School Leeds’ Mock Trial Team (pictured) was awarded Best Contribution by a Team of Students runners-up.
BPP University Law School Manchester student, Demi McLean, was also shortlisted in the Best Contribution by an Individual Student Award, and BPP University Law School’s London Pro Bono Centre’s Calais Initiative was shortlisted in the Best New Pro Bono Activity.
Victoria Speed, Joint Director of Pro Bono and CSR at BPP University Law School, said: “All projects shortlisted demonstrate that innovative, valuable and inspirational pro bono is now being carried out by law students the length and breadth of the country.
“I am delighted for the Leeds Mock Trial Team for being awarded runner-up and to Demi McLean and the Calais Initiative for their place on the shortlist.
“This is a fantastic achievement in the light of the impressive work undertaken in so many law schools. Congratulations to all involved and thank you to all of our students working in pro bono projects across BPP University Law School. You make a difference!”
For the full awards rundown, visit HERE