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.