Supporting the community
Pro Bono is a shortened Latin phrase which means ‘for the public, or common good’. The University of Leicester Pro Bono Society acts for the common good of the local community, and strives to support every individual possible.
Welcome from Society President, Meera Amari Chauhan
"Hello! My name is Meera and I am so pleased to be the President of The University of Leicester Pro Bono Society. At the center of this solar system, I am excited to take on the role and represent all twelve projects empowering truth, justice and compassion, truly making a difference to our community and students.
As I oversee the whole running of our society and 14 projects, our Pro Bono work truly makes a difference to both the local and wider community. I am constantly amazed by the hard work and dedication our students show for such worthy causes. As a direct result of their creative initiative and passionate engagement in our projects, our students are able to gain both invaluable legal and non-legal experience, contribute positively to the wider community and develop their abilities both as individuals and team players." - Read more...
Why Join Pro Bono?
Pro Bono consists of 14 exciting projects and applications to join the 2021/22 team are now open. Being part of the society is rewarding, helping people with access to justice while gaining legal skills, learning professionalism, and being involved in both career-related and social events.