ProBono.Org facilitates the provision of free legal services for the poor by volunteer private lawyers.

The first and only organisation of its kind in the country, our innovative model channels millions of rands of top quality legal assistance, pro bono, to the most vulnerable and marginalised people.

Services to clients

ProBono.Org screens, matches and refers clients to volunteer private lawyers. These are some of our services:

Services to lawyers

General services

ProBono.Org establishes links and builds bridges between the private legal sector and the public interest legal needs of the poor.

  • ProBono Law – a fortnightly radio programme on constitutional issues and the law
  • General legal assistance
  • Strategic impact litigation
  • Partnerships and co-operation agreements
  • International legal networks and advice
  • Trend analysis

Intellectual Property Law

ProBono.Org is assisting companies and individuals on matters relating to Copyright, Patents, Designs and Trademarks. We link companies and individuals that need legal assistance on all the four domains to attorneys that specialise in intellectual property.