Awards 2020

Every year at the TrustLaw Awards, we gather to celebrate the remarkable pro bono projects undertaken by legal teams with NGOs and social enterprises around the world. This year we will be celebrating on November 5th on our social media channels.


Meet the finalists for the 2020 TrustLaw Awards.

Impact Award

The Impact Award recognises projects that demonstrate significant impact for an NGO or social enterprise, their community, and beyond.

  • Blood Autotransfusion Devices in Kenya

    Sisu Global Health and CFL Advocates and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton LLP

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  • India Impact Investing Guide

    ANDE and Nishith Desai Associates

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  • Tax Secrecy in Argentina

    Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ) and AVOA - Abogados, Paul Hastings, Legance Studio Legale Associato, Dittmar and Indrenius, White & Case LLP, Linklaters LLP & Law office Josip Konjevod

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Innovation Award

The Innovation Award recognises projects that feature not only a new and exciting idea or enterprise, but a legal team that used creativity in addressing the issues faced.

  • Climate Change and Sea Urchins

    Mobile Sea Otters and Nishimura & Asahi

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  • Prison Labour in Mexico

    La Cana and White & Case

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  • Workplace Laws to Combat Domestic Violence

    Led By HER,The Kering Foundation and Dentons LLP, TR Australia

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Collaboration Award

The Collaboration Award recognises highly effective working relationships between legal teams, NGOs and social enterprises that have dramatically increased the potential impact of projects as a result.

  • Community Health Workers

    Integrate Health and Demarest Advogados; Reindorf Chambers; Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO); Bowmans; Bytelex Advocates

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  • Data Protection for Social Entrepreneurs in Thailand

    Social Enterprise Thailand Association and Milbank, Weerawong, Chandler

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  • Ecuadorian Access to Public Information Law

    Fundamedios and Ferrere Abogados, Philippi Prietocarrioza Ferrero DU & Uría, Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C., KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados & ObradorDigital SpA

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These awards recognise the commitment law firms and legal teams have demonstrated in supporting pro bono clients over the last year on projects undertaken through TrustLaw.

International law firm of the year Award

Domestic law firm of the year Award

In-House Legal Team of the year Award

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • JP Morgan

  • Merck & Co

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