If it's pro bono for you, it's pro bono for us!

We offer flexible legal pro bono opportunities to a volunteer roster of some 500 law students. We advertise after consultation with you and select suitable students after a formal application process. Periodic assistance may range from a few days to months to entire semesters or up to a year.

The types of work students can assist with include:

  • legal research
  • casework assistance
  • preparation for proceedings
  • assistance in court
  • assistance to barristers engaged in pro bono or public interest matters.

Benefits of engaging UQ students through the pro bono centre:

  • highly skilled students matched to the organisation
  • enthusiastic students with a strong work ethic
  • potential for academic oversight
  • opportunity to inspire next generation of lawyers
  • involvement is covered by UQ insurance

Application procedures

Fill in the assistance application form and one of our staff will be in contact with you. 

request pro bono asistance