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July 31, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three TrustLaw Pro Bono Awards


In recognition of Tilleke & Gibbins’ pro bono practice, our firm has been nominated for the following awards at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards:

  • Domestic law firm of the year, for which we are one of only four nominated firms globally.
  • Innovation award in recognition of our Myanmar office’s work with Eyewitness to Atrocities (UK) and D.L. & F de Saram (Sri Lanka) to help the use of technology in bringing perpetrators of international atrocity crimes to justice.
  • Collaboration award in conjunction with the UNHCR, International Detention Coalition, and Save the Children, for the work that our Thailand office has undertaken in collaboration with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Skrine (Malaysia), Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (Indonesia), and The Legal Circle (Bangladesh), to protect refugee and asylum-seeking children in Asia.

TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal program, responsible for connecting law firms and corporate legal teams with high-impact NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change. The TrustLaw Awards celebrate the most important work being carried out through TrustLaw projects.

The seventh annual TrustLaw Awards will be held in London on September 28, 2017. For more information on this year’s nominees, please visit the TrustLaw website.