McDowell Purcell works in partnership with the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA), a professional referral scheme, which matches our legal skills to specific legal assistance requirements from non-governmental organisations, law centres and community organisations. We recently prepared a research report in partnership with PILA concerning the law in relation to the Energy Efficiency of Rental Accommodation in Ireland for use by St. Vincent de Paul.
Our Solicitors also participate in the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC), an independent human rights organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all.
A number of our trainee solicitors also participate in Street Law, an initiative run by the Law Society of Ireland, designed to teach students from disadvantaged schools about law in a practical way, while also developing the skills of trainee solicitors.
Additionally, the firm has also recently provided pro bono advice to the Bar Council Scheme and Value Added in Africa.