The College of Law has been shortlisted for best contribution by a law school in the fourth Attorney General’s Pro Bono Awards for the fourth year running.
Awards organiser and LawWorks head of projects Martin Curtis will be introducing the shortlisted candidates to the Attorney General Baroness Scotland on 30 March at the House of Lords where she will announce the winners.
In addition to the law school category there are three other awards, best individual, team and new pro bono activity.
Meanwhile, candidates who have been shortlisted for the best individual category are in with the chance of being offered a two-week stint in the US to take part in pro bono work.
The judges, who whittled down the shortlist, this year included Lawyer 2B’s editor Husnara Begum, tribunal judge Hugh Brayne, Tom Laidlaw, head of academic development at LexisNexis as well as the Vice president of the Law Society for England & Wales Linda Lee.
The full shortlist:
Rebecca Campbell (The College of Law, Moorgate)
Philip Kaisary (Oxford Brookes)
Richard Kwan (BPP Law School)
Liam McLean (University of Strathclyde)
Judith Onley (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Natasha Yusof (University of Warwick)
Best Team of Students
University of Kent – Immigration & Asylum Team
Queen Mary University of London – Pink Law Team
University of Strathclyde Law Clinic Committee
Toynbee Hall – Student Advisors at the Free Legal Advice Centre
Best Law School
The College of Law
University of Kent
University of Manchester
University of Northumbria
University of the West of England
Best New Pro Bono Activity
University of Durham – Special Educational Needs Advice Line
University of Exeter – Debt Literacy
Queen Mary University of London – Market Law
University of Warwick – YOU*th Inspire