Eight law firms have partnered with the NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Regional Alliances (NCARA) to support local decision making and capacity building. Allens Linklaters, Ashurst, Clayton Utz, Colin Biggers & Paisley, Gilbert + Tobin, Hall & Wilcox, HWL Ebsowrth, and Sparke Helmore recently signed individual Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with NCARA and respective individual Aboriginal regional alliances to commence free legal work as part of the NSW Government’s Local Decision Making (LDM) initiative. Local Decision Making (LDM) is part of OCHRE, the NSW Government’s community focussed plan for Aboriginal affairs. LDM is underpinned by the principle of self-determination and aims…
This year our lawyers completed almost 9,000 hours of pro bono work, helping those who are disadvantaged in the community make the justice system work for them. We give them a voice and ensure they are heard.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce that Georgie Turnbull and Ryan Godfrey are the joint winners of the 2017 Access To Justice Prize (#A2JPrize).
Over the past 10 weeks, the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation has hosted five students from the Thomas More Law School (TMLS) at Australian Catholic University (ACU)
Colin Biggers & Paisley is proud to support Share the Dignity’s fundraising raffle to help girls and women in need to access sanitary items, particularly women experiencing homelessness and women in domestic violence shelters.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is delighted to announce a new community partnership with Valley Hearts.
The Bright Spark Awards is organised by Women’s Legal Service NSW to celebrate the hard work and achievement of women nominated by their peers and colleagues for:
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is proud to announce the launch of IARC Plus, a wrap-around legal services initiative in partnership with Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC).
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce a new community partnership with TwoGood Co.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and controlled art centres Hermannsburg Potters and Ikuntji Artists via the Artists in the Black Adopt a Lawyer program.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is proud to announce pro bono support for Refugee Legal, Australia’s largest provider of free specialist legal assistance to people seeking asylum, refugees and disadvantaged migrants.