Bar Association shares the podium at the Justice Awards

Tue Oct 25 2011

Contributions�from members of the�bar, through the�Bar Association's Legal Assistance Referral Scheme, received due recognition�at�the Law and Justice Foundation's annual��Justice Awards, which�were held last night at the Strangers' Dining Room in Parliament House.�The Bar Association was joint winner of the Pro Bono Partnership award for the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Pro Bono Scheme,�together with the Women's Legal Service, Freehills, Clayton Utz, Blake Dawson and the ODPP.

The Pro Bono Partnership Award is sponsored by the National Pro Bono Resource Centre. It is presented to a partnership comprising a private law firm, community organisation and/or community legal centre in NSW which has developed an outstanding pro bono legal assistance relationship, resulting in improved access to justice for disadvantaged people in the community.

25 October 2011

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