Marion Edge is pro bono counsel, managing Dechert’s pro bono practice across 12 offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Dechert’s pro bono program provides legal advice and representation to individuals, not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises that could not otherwise afford it.
Ms. Edge is responsible for developing high-impact pro bono initiatives across Dechert’s EMEA offices. She has a particular interest in access to justice and the use of technology to improve engagement and efficiency.
She has been a trustee at South West London Law Centre since 2015 where she co-chairs the advisory board. Ms. Edge serves on the management board of the Asylum Support Appeals Project and is also a member of the Administrative Justice Council Windrush Working Group. She is an active member of the UK Collaborative Plan for Pro Bono and the European Pro Bono Initiative.
Prior to joining Dechert, she led the EMEA pro bono practice of another international law firm for five years. She started her career as a commercial disputes lawyer focused on international arbitration with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior associate and professional support lawyer.
- University of Oxford, B.A. in Jurisprudence, 1991
- Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 1992
- England and Wales (with Higher Rights of Audience)