The TC Beirne School of Law is committed to justice and the effective equality of all persons before the law. To this end, we aim to be a leader in the development, promotion, and provision of student pro bono legal services.
The principal purpose of the Centre is to create diverse and meaningful opportunities for students to participate in the delivery of pro bono legal services.
The Centre’s mission is to be a nationally recognised leader in the development, promotion and provision of student pro bono legal services. Through our work, we will inspire students to understand the value and importance of access to justice, and to graduate from law school with a lifelong professional commitment to pro bono legal service.
The activities of the Centre are conducted under the direction of the Centre Director Monica Taylor. The Director and the Advisory Board report to the Dean of the TC Beirne School of Law.
The Centre’s Patron is the Honourable Justice Peter Applegarth, Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland. The Chair of the Centre’s Advisory Board is UQ Adjunct Professor and Clayton Utz Partner, Randal Dennings. The Centre Director is Monica Taylor. Academic members of the Centre include Associate Professor Tamara Walsh, Dr Peter Billings and Dr Francesca Bartlett.