PRO BONO
GOING PUBLIC
2020

LAWYERS GIVE FREE LEGAL ADVICE ACROSS BC IN RELIEF OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
12 Years
1,163 VOLUNTEER LAWYERS
1,944 CLIENTS SERVED
$693,125 RAISED

Sponsors

TITLE SPONSOR

“We are very excited to continue our support of Access Pro Bono’s ‘Going Public’ again this year”, says Richard Bereti, Managing Partner of Harper Grey LLP. “Lending our support as title sponsor is in keeping with our firm’s ongoing commitment to access to justice, a real and pressing need in the communities 
in which we live and work. Our lawyers actively participate in this event, and provide free legal advice to those in need throughout the year. This event shines 
a light on that need and on the important work of Access Pro Bono.”

SUPREME COURT SPONSORS

Fasken is committed to improving legal access and justice for all. As an international leader in law, it is our duty to improve our legal system as well as the community’s ability to have those within it well served. Our lawyers across the Firm regularly provide pro bono legal assistance on pro bono matters each year. As a Canadian based international law firm with more than 750 lawyers worldwide, Fasken is the largest law firm in British Columbia with over 145 lawyers. Clients rely on us for practical, strategic and innovative legal services. To help the community navigate these unprecedented times, we continuously monitor updates from official health organizations as well as the federal and provincial governments. We have published and centralized several COVID-19 related materials on our COVID-19 Knowledge Centre.

Hunter Litigation Chambers is a twenty-three lawyer litigation boutique in Vancouver. The practice of the firm is restricted to dispute resolution, with an emphasis on commercial litigation and arbitration, class actions, labour and employment, criminal and regulatory, and constitutional and administrative law.

The firm is consistently listed at the top rank in independent third party guides such as Lexpert Canada, Canadian Lawyer, the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Benchmark Canada, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers of Canada.
Since its founding in 2006, the firm has provided practical and cost-effective advice to clients to resolve disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. Four of the firm’s lawyers are Queen’s Counsel. With more than twenty active trial and appellate lawyers and a distinguished former appellate judge to draw on, Hunter Litigation Chambers provides clients with effective representation in a broad range of private and public disputes.

At Lawson Lundell, we believe in using our resources to serve the greater good by supporting quality programs in a meaningful way, including doing pro-bono work. This year, we are delighted to continue our partnership with Pro Bono Going Public to provide access to free legal advice as well as raise awareness and funds for the provision of pro bono legal services in BC. Our Firm’s pro bono clients include charities, community organizations and individuals who are marginalized or disadvantaged and without means to obtain legal counsel.

APPEAL COURT SPONSORS

Carfra Lawton LLP was formed 35 years ago in Victoria by Jim Carfra and Dean Lawton concentrating on civil litigation with preferred areas of practice in insurance and private law issues. Over time we have grown into a firm of 18 lawyers representing individuals, corporations, non-profit organizations, local government, and others. We strive to maintain a diverse and respectful workplace with a special focus on collegial exchanges of ideas and an apolitical firm culture.

TRIAL COURT SPONSORS