10 December 2020 Pro Bono & Human Rights Newsletter

The Pro Bono & Human Rights Practice: A year not to be forgotten

Like all other law practices our Pro Bono & Human Rights Practice (Pro Bono Practice) was impacted by the lockdown - courts and government departments closed, which made it impossible to move forward with much of our litigation for weeks, nor could we roll out many of the community training and special projects that form an important arm of our work.

Consultations with our clients – many of whom do not have the luxury of access to the sophisticated modern technology that has allowed many corporate businesses to continue to operate relatively seamlessly in a virtual world – presented a real challenge. But we learnt to adapt and do the best we could to continue to offer novel ways of assisting and serving our clients, communities and people in need. After all, challenges present opportunities for reflection, growth and adaptation and as the year progressed our Pro Bono Practice did all three.

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