We work to make legal instruments more effective in protecting
human rights, public interests and important common values.

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Access to legal help

Rule of law state requires accessibility of legal aid for everyone regardless of assets or social or other status. Access to legal aid is especially important for the socially disadvantaged groups. “Right for a lawyer” is indispensable element of principle of equality before the law and a right to fair trial.


Pro bono alliance strives to improve the access to legal aid through following sub-programs:


1) Pro Bono Centrum
Pro Bono Centrum matches the needs of civil society organizations and their clients for free legal aid with preferences of attorneys and law firms willing to provide pro bono legal services.


2) Legal Aid Information Centre
The Centre provides information to the citizens where and in which form they can access legal aid.


3) Legal aid scheme
Pro Bono Alliance advocates for improvement of state sponsored legal aid system.


Pro bono aliance

Pro Bono Aliance’s primary goal is to make the legal instruments in the Czech Republic more effective in protecting human rights, public interest and important common values.

Pro Bono Aliance promotes better access to legal aid and socially responsible lawyering. To achieve its goals, Pro Bono Aliance organizes educational events, supports exchange of experience and facilitates cooperation between lawyers from NGOs and other legal professions, participates in legislative change, supports pro bono activities of lawyers and spreads information about the protection of human rights.