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Click on the following links to access documents, templates and other useful resources to aid the development of your clearinghouse:

PILnet's Global Pro Bono Clearinghouse Resources

This three-page document provides a detailed description of the types of pro bono support that is available to NGOs through PILnet's Global Clearinghouse, and sets out the steps that organizations need to take to begin receiving pro bono legal assistance

PILnet uses this short screening form to gather some initial information from NGOs that wish to join PILnet’s NGO network and start accessing support from its pool of pro bono lawyers.

NGOs that want to make a request for pro bono support through PILnet’s Global Pro Bono Clearinghouse should fill in this template and return it to Marieanne McKeown (

The Forum, now in its 7th year, is Europe's largest event for lawyers, NGOs, law schools and clearinghouses engaged in pro bono. The agenda provides a snapshot of hot topics in European pro bono right now.

A4ID's Resources

These packs set out the relationship between A4ID and its development and legal partners including information relevant to each. Both include a copy of A4ID's broker service governing code.

Articles on Pro Bono

Paul Yates, head of Freshfields' London pro bono practice, discusses the role of pro bono in the face of cuts to legal aid in the UK and argues that measuring pro bono work and its impact can provide tangible evidence about legal needs and support arguments for the greater legal aid provision.

DLA Piper's Rosemary Bointon reflects on the firm's progress on pro bono and her experience at the 2013 European Pro Bono Forum

Pro Bono Director for Clifford Chance, Tom Dunn, provides an insight into the firm's pro bono work and the motivations behind it.

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