/ Chile’s Fundación Pro Bono celebrates with awards dinner30 October, 2013
Chile’s Fundación Pro Bono has celebrated 13 years of supporting pro bono work in the country with its annual dinner.
The clearinghouse’s pro bono dinner was held on 22 October, and attended by 350 members of the local legal community, including members of the government and social organisations and lawyers from the 38 member law firms as well as independent practitioners and in-house counsel.
Justice Minister Patricia Pérez and Economy Minister Félix de Vicente were also present.
There was a range of entertainment during the dinner, including the “Lawyers in Action” documentary by journalist Soledad Onetto, which showcased six of the most important cases that the Fundación has worked on over the past year.
Musical entertainment was provided for the audience in the form of a band featuring Alessandri Abogados partner Rodrigo Velasco and associate Felipe Schuster.