Pro Bono Case Produces First Substantial “Pro Bono Costs Order” – The Bar Council

Posted July 15th, 2009 in press releases, pro bono work by sally

“Andrew Walker of Maitland Chambers, solicitors from housing charity Shelter, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, together acted pro bono to save a family from eviction of their home of 20 years. In the process they obtained the first large Section 194 ‘pro bono costs order’, requiring the losing party to pay £20,000 to the Access to Justice Foundation to support yet more pro bono.”

Full press release

The Bar Council, 14th July 2009