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Ali is a social entrepreneur in Hackney who has received mentoring from Linklaters through our partnership with East London Business Alliance.

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Supporting death penalty reforms in Kenya

Rule of law: We have been collaborating with Reprieve, an international human rights NGO, and Lineal, a leading legal tech company, to support widespread reforms of the death penalty in Kenya following a landmark Supreme Court ruling.

 
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Supporting race-conscious college admissions policies

Rule of law: Our lawyers have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of the National Women’s Law Center and 37 other prominent civil rights organisations in support of college admissions policies that foster diversity.

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Mentoring Works

Employability: We celebrate 20 years of collaboration with ELBA's Mentoring Work scheme enabling young people to learn about the world of work and develop essential skills. Hear from students, teachers, and Linklaters volunteers about the impact of mentoring over 1000 students so far.

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Supporting Entrepreneurs in East Africa

Enterprise: Linklaters volunteers support over 100 entrepreneurs in East Africa with Grow Movement.  Hear from Flavia, Enid and Nathan, who were helped to grow their businesses - a tourism company in Uganda, an events and publications company giving a platform to women and a business providing access to safe drinking water in Rwanda.

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Hackney East: 3 years of collaborative community support

Employability: The end of 2020 marked the culmination of the Hackney East project, a 3 year partnership between Linklaters, Societe Generale, Societe Generale UK Foundation & UBS, and delivered by ELBA.

Linklaters volunteers have supported numerous initiatives, from one-off employment workshops and CV reviews, to long-term leadership coaching and board membership positions.

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Supporting victims of trafficking

Access to justice: From law reform to legal clinics, find out how our people are using their skills to join the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery across Asia.

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Acting for LGBT asylum seekers

Access to justice: We work with people seeking asylum who are fleeing persecution because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and make sure they can access the justice they deserve.

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Realising aspirations around the world

Employability: Our commitment to helping individuals aim high and reach their full potential extends to all corners of the globe - from Hong Kong, to Stockholm, to Dubai.

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Where tech meets justice

Human rights: Our lawyers work with eyewitness to Atrocities to review video and photo evidence of war crimes and human rights atrocities around the world in order to bring the perpetrators to justice. Animation: Feedback Films.

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"It's made a huge difference to my life"

Employability: We talk to students from Duke's Aldridge Academy, Tottenham, about their experiences of being mentored by Linklaters staff.

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Helping Salimah achieve her dream

Education: Watch Salimah talk about her aspiration to attend Oxford University and how support from Linklaters helped her to reach her goal.

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International impact

Read about the beneficiaries of our social impact work around the world

Over 49,000 hours

contributed to

580 organisations

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contributed to our community partners through time, in-kind support and cash contributions
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organisations supported via our Social Impact work
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of London pro bono hours dedicated to access to justice projects
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new projects challenging systemic racism across criminal justice, education, social welfare and public health, as part of our Race Action Plan commitments
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hours spent helping individuals develop their skills for work
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hours dedicated to helping children and young people globally
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hours contributed by people across our international offices to support, promote and protect the rights of refugees
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hours contributed to causes and organisations that promote and protect gender equality
*time valued on a cost-to-firm basis and not on the basis of typical charge out rates
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