It’s your turn to nominate a lawyer who has assisted your Arts organisation through their pro bono services.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia, (Arts Law), is the national community legal centre for the arts. It provides artists and arts organisations with low cost, legal advice and information on a wide range of matters. Each year, Arts Law honours the lawyers who have made an outstanding contribution to the arts community, on a voluntary basis. This year thirty lawyers will be presented with awards at our annual Pro Bono awards to recognise their contribution to Arts Law in 2014.
‘The Arts Community Pro Bono Award’
Last year we introduced a new category in the pro bono awards, the ‘Arts Community Pro Bono Award’. This award allows arts organisations to acknowledge the voluntary work done by a lawyer for the arts community. Last year we received a wonderful response from art organisations and had a large list of nominees to choose from!
If you received valuable advice or assistance from a pro bono lawyer in 2014 we would like to hear from you. In 200 words or less, please tell us why the Pro Bono lawyer you nominate should be acknowledged for their Pro Bono work. (For example, your organisation may have a lawyer on your board or a lawyer may give your organisation or artists free legal advice on contracts.) The winner will be decided by Arts Law. The award will be presented to the winner at the Pro Bono awards, at Gadens Laweyrs, in Sydney, on Thursday June 18th 2014. The winner will receive the Arts Law Pro Bono Print Commission.