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PBS SECURES SUPPORT FROM THE NATWEST GROUP

PBS SECURES SUPPORT FROM THE NATWEST GROUP

ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”) can today announce that it will collaborate with NatWest Group on a range of initiatives.  In addition, Philip Hall, Senior Legal Counsel in the Outsourcing, Technology and IP team, will join the PBS Advisory Board. The bank's Deputy General...

STEVENSON-MCCABE AND MCDERMOTT JOIN PBS STEERING COMMITTEE

STEVENSON-MCCABE AND MCDERMOTT JOIN PBS STEERING COMMITTEE

The team at ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”) is pleased to confirm the addition of Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe from Glasgow Caledonian University and Eilidh McDermott of the University of Edinburgh to the Steering Committee. Ryan Whelan, Founder of PBS, said: “Seonaid and...

PROBONOSKILLS.COM TO LAUNCH ON 12 OCTOBER

PROBONOSKILLS.COM TO LAUNCH ON 12 OCTOBER

We are delighted to announce ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”), an online platform that will provide free on-demand video training to law students involved in pro bono work across Scotland. PBS, the first platform of its kind, will give pro bono students access to bespoke...

PBS Steering Committee expands with new additions

PBS Steering Committee expands with new additions

The team at ProBonoSkills.com ("PBS") is delighted to welcome its latest additions to the Steering Committee: Amy Walsh, Senior Associate at Harper Macleod; Leigh Gapinski, former Linklaters Associate currently working with the Thought Machine; Ruth Douglas, Head of...

DEAN OF FACULTY RODDY DUNLOP QC JOINS PBS

DEAN OF FACULTY RODDY DUNLOP QC JOINS PBS

ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”) is very pleased to announce that the Dean of the Faculty of Advocates Roddy Dunlop QC has been appointed Patron of the organisation. The Dean, a graduate of Edinburgh University and a member of Axiom Advocates, is the only Scottish silk to be...

Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Strathclyde sign up to PBS

Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Strathclyde sign up to PBS

In a landmark development for ProBonoSkills.com ("PBS"), the Aberdeen Law Project, the University of Edinburgh Free Legal Advice Centre and the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic have all signed up to receive training from PBS. The law students involved with these...

MORE BIG NAMES SIGN UP TO PROVIDE PBS WEBINARS

MORE BIG NAMES SIGN UP TO PROVIDE PBS WEBINARS

Addleshaw Goddard, Harper MacLeod, Core Solutions, Squaring Circles, and advocates from Axiom, Ampersand and Arnot Manderston stables, are the latest big names to sign up to provide webinars for ProBonoSkills.com ("PBS"). Aideen Byrne, on behalf of PBS, said: "Signing...

PBS expands with launch of Steering Committee

PBS expands with launch of Steering Committee

ProBonoSkills.com ("PBS") is pleased to announce the launch of its Steering Committee. The initial Steering Committee is made up of founders Ryan Whelan, Jonathan Goodyear and Aideen Byrne together with Emma Boffey (Associate, CMS), Victorie-Anne Gomez-Llorens...

Aideen Byrne joins PBS            

Aideen Byrne joins PBS            

ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”) is delighted to announce that Aideen Byrne, Assistant of the Pro Bono and Clinical Legal Education Department at the University of Edinburgh Law School, has joined PBS as a founding member. Aideen Byrne, co-founder of PBS, said: "I am...

Host of big names sign up to provide PBS webinars

Host of big names sign up to provide PBS webinars

We are delighted to announce that Willkie Farr, CMS, Dentons, Leading Minds, and the Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Strathclyde have signed up to provide ProBonoSkills.com (“PBS”) webinars. These webinars will provide training on a range of topics, covering...