Latest News

  • Christmas Closure
    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:59

    The FRU office will close on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 at 6pm and reopen again on Monday 5th January 2015 at 9am

  • Thank you for walking the Thames
    Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:06

    We are extremely grateful to Simon Lawson and Jumoke Adejimola who took part in this year’s walk the Thames to raise funds for FRU.

    If you would like to make a donation towards their efforts you can still do so by visiting our fundraising page -

  • New Management Committee Elected
    Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:41

    FRU held its AGM on Thursday 16th October.  We are pleased to announce the new committee members are Andrew Watson as Chair of the committee, James Quelch as Secretary and Liam Sabec as Treasurer.  The general committee members are Charlotte Bull, Allison Crabtree, Jessica Harris and Adam Ross.


  • National Pro Bono Week
    Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:05

    The 13th annual National Pro Bono Week (NPBW), sponsored by the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), will take place between 3 - 7 November 2014. The aim of the week is to celebrate the breadth and impact of pro bono work undertaken by the legal profession across the year.


  • Taking Steps to Secure Access to Justice
    Thu, 07/10/2014 - 14:12

    Matthew Sellwood, one of our seven management committee members, is currently walking across Britain from Land’s End to John O' Groats to raise money for FRU.

    Matthew hopes to have completed the 1100 miles by the end of August. 

    We are very grateful to Matthew for taking on this epic task on behalf of FRU.

    Please support Matthew in his journey here