Rebecca Wilkie

Rebecca Wilkie

Rebecca Wilkie was the Chief Executive of Advocate from 2007 to 2015 and from July 2020 to the present.

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Pro bono and the path to silk

Rebecca Wilkie explains how pro bono can become an intrinsic part of your silk application

16 February 2022

25 years of Advocate

From a room in Gray’s Inn with a part-time administrator and 350 barrister volunteers, Advocate (formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit) has grown into a 19-strong team with 4,500 volunteers and big ambitions. Rebecca Wilkie traces its past, present and future

01 November 2021

Meet the Pro Bono Award Winners 2020

Now in its third year, the Bar Pro Bono Awards is already a firm fixture in the legal awards calendar. Rebecca Wilkie introduces the inspirational stories behind the awards...

07 May 2021

A changed landscape

As Rebecca Wilkie steps down as Chief Executive of the Bar Pro Bono Unit, she reflects upon her time there, the Unit’s development and the changed pro bono landscape

Eight years after taking up the privileged post of Chief Executive at the Bar Pro Bono Unit, the pro bono landscape has changed beyond recognition. 

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Seeking a bright future for the Bar

Sam Townend KC explains the Bar Council’s efforts towards ensuring a bright future for the profession

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