Congratulations to Meeno Chawla, nominee for Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year, Bar Pro Bono Awards 2024

"The Bar Pro Bono Awards will be back on Wednesday 8th May 2024. 

Since 1997, the Bar Pro Bono Awards have been a unique opportunity in the legal calendar to recognise the remarkable pro bono achievements of the Bar in England and Wales.

The awards recognise those individuals and chambers who have gone above and beyond expectation when undertaking pro bono work to support access to justice."

Meeno prosecutes and defends in a wide range of criminal cases. She has a growing practice in Extradition, Proceeds of Crime and related areas and also accepts instructions in regulatory and family proceedings.

Meeno is regularly instructed by the Insolvency Service to prosecute individuals and company directors for fraud, reusing the company name after insolvency, and failing to keep company records, amongst other offences. Meeno is on the CPS General Crime Advocate Panel at level 2.

Meeno supports pro-bono work and has recently completed working on a case for Advocate and was awarded their Pupil Pledge Pro-Bono Award. This highlights her commitment to access to justice.

Click here to find out more about the awards and nominees this year.