Corporate Social Responsibility at King & Wood Mallesons

What projects/initiatives does your employer run and what have you worked on personally?

The firm has an established pro bono program which is supported by the staff of the firm. It involves the firm establishing partnerships with a number of not-for-profit organisations that it provides both financial and legal support. It is a fantastic program with great opportunities.
Graduate, Sydney
On a regular basis I am involved in running legal presentations to kids in disadvantaged schools, answering legal questions asked by children through a national cyber law project; and providing migration advice to refugees. I also assist with one-off pro bono tasks such as assisting with a High Court case in relation to refugees on Nauru.
Graduate, Sydney
We still use too much paper, but we do a lot of charity events and pro bono work.
Graduate, Sydney
They should encourage more volunteering, not just pro bono.
Graduate, Melbourne
Lots of pro bono and donation programs.
Graduate, Sydney
A lot of involvement in community for pro bono work, good recycling policies.
Graduate, Canberra
Extensive pro-bono program with nearly every junior lawyer in the office participating in some form of community legal assistance.
Midlevel, Brisbane
Lots of pro-bono opportunities, fund raising.
Graduate, Brisbane
Homeless Persons Legal Clinic.
Graduate, Brisbane
KWM is involved in a lot of pro bono work. I have worked on regular initiatives including the Refugee/Homeless legal clinic and the National Youth and Children's Cyber Law Centre. We also assist the Human Rights Law Centre and other special interest groups with projects, and not-for-profit organisations with their legal arrangements, which I have worked on at various times.
Graduate, Melbourne
We have pro bono initiatives and workplace giving which support a wide range of charities and associations. We have a focus on helping out young children and the homeless.
Graduate, Melbourne
KWM exceed the legislated pro bono hours for firms, run additional charity drives and volunteer work, match donations made to charity partners etc.
Graduate, Perth
Many community initiatives, different charities and community legal centres, pro bono work.
Graduate, Perth
Workplace giving program (they match every donation made by an employee), fun runs, world's greatest shave, RSPCA fundraisers etc.
Graduate, Brisbane/Sydney
Firm is highly involved in pro bono activities including youth programs and human rights law programs.
Graduate, Sydney
They have a large commitment to pro bono and charity legal work - there are multiple secondments to community legal centres and refugee centres. Further, they have a tax free charity donation system, and are partners with numerous charities.
Graduate, Sydney