17 solicitors firms and barristers chambers have been appointed to the “London 2012 Pro Bono Legal Advice and Representation Service”. These were selected from over 150 applicants offering to supply such services in support of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. One Crown Office Row is proud to have been selected to provide support in the following areas – sport, immigration and asylum, discrimination and personal injury. From 9 July to 12 September, our barristers will be standing by to provide pro bono support and are delighted to be supporting this historic event in this way.
We have a long history of providing pro bono services through the Bar Pro Bono and Free Representation Units for whom we also provide financial support. We also have a strong interest in and wide experience of Sports Law together with expertise in many other areas relevant to supporting the Games. This appointment plays to all these strengths.