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Five Lessons from Pro Bono Week 2020 in Northern Ireland

Having conversations with colleagues now has to be digitised and formalised in a Zoom schedule. The impromptu chat about a...

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Proud to support our members’ work on LGBTI equality

This week, the plan was for Belfast to be a rainbow hotspot of events culminating in the 30th Pride march...

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The Truth about Pro Bono – event summary

Seeking to build on the momentum generated in our UK Pro Bono Week webinar, PILS organised The Truth about Pro...

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UK Pro Bono Week 2020 Round-Up

In what has been an intense and bizarre year for many communities, the sense of positivity created by UK Pro...

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PILS x Activist Lawyer

Episode 25 in the Activist Lawyer podcast series – featuring The PILS Project – is out now!

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Court grants NI’s children and young people right to be heard in landmark air quality case

The High Court in Belfast has confirmed that the voices of children and young people will be heard as part...

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Tribunal decision lifts shroud of secrecy on Council decision-making

The PILS Project’s reaction to Tribunal ruling on bilingual signage legal advice

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United against the ‘Illegal Bill’ in Refugee Week 2023

On 23 June 2023, Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute hosted a hybrid event to mark the 25th anniversary of #RefugeeWeek.

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PILS Blog: how the Illegal Migration Bill harms us all

PILS Director Maria McCloskey on the pre-recess legislative push at Westminster & how the cruel Illegal (Migration) Bill harms us...

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“Our fight goes on”: judicial review joint statement

Following the 31 August judicial review decision, Friends of the Earth NI and No Gas Caverns have issued a joint...

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Landmark legal challenge to stop 17-year long air quality failure gets underway

Lawyers, environmental justice groups and NI’s children’s rights watchdog are in court today, attempting to stop a dangerous 17-year long...

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Literally life-changing: a PILS tribute to Chuck Feeney

The term ‘life-changing’ is one of those descriptors that can get worn out from overuse. But The PILS Project can...

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BLOG: Breaking down legal barriers to advance climate justice

To mark UK Pro Bono Week 2023, The PILS Project’s team are sharing our reflections on 3 key topics: climate...

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BLOG: Challenging Hostility with Hope

To mark UK Pro Bono Week 2023, The PILS Project’s team are sharing our reflections on 3 key topics: climate...

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BLOG: The importance of defending our human rights infrastructure

To mark UK Pro Bono Week 2023, The PILS Project’s team are sharing our reflections on 3 key topics: climate...

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