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Bar Pro Bono Unit

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Bar Pro Bono Unit
The National Pro Bono Centre
48 Chancery Lane

Public phone: 020 70923960


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Free legal advice and representation for people who cannot afford legal advice and where CLS funding is not available. Applications must be made via a referring agency (eg CAB) on the Unit's form at least 3 weeks before a hearing or other deadline. Successful applicants are advised by barristers in writing or in conference, represented at court, in tribunals or assisted with mediation.

Target group: General public needing legal help where CLS funding not available and private help not affordable.

Area served: England and Wales.

How to contact: Phone, email or write. Application forms and further information available via the website.


Monday: 10.30am - 2pm


Wednesday: 10.30am - 2pm


Friday: 10.30am - 2pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Not applicable

Accessible toilets: Not applicable

Access notes: Contact is by phone, email or letter.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1057620

Year established: 1996

Staffing: 6 full time staff, + volunteers.

Public transport: Not applicable - office not open to the public.

Record last checked: 16 November 2017


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