In the News – International
PILnet, the Global Network for Pubic Interest Law, are now accepting applications to their 2020 Fellowship Programme. The ideal candidate is a public interest advocate and recent graduate of a relevant academic legal program, such as an LL.M. or JD. The length of the fellowship is up to 6 months, with 3 months spent at PILnet's New York City office and the option to spend an additional 3 months in a field office. Candidates from Hong Kong and Taiwan, and those with independent funding are encouraged to apply. Rolling deadline.
The Lawyers Weekly podcast featured the Australian Pro Bono Centre's CEO Gabriela Christian-Hare to discuss how Australian lawyers compare to the rest of the world in the number of pro bono hours undertaken and the crucial factors to the success of a firms pro bono program.