Our Pro Bono and Human Rights team

contributes to solving South Africa’s developmental challenges by promoting constitutional values and facilitating access to justice for the disadvantaged and vulnerable.

For any pro bono enquiries please complete the Contact Us form which you can access here.

Pro Bono & Human Rights

Our practice offers a range of free legal services to individuals, non-profit organisations and other entities engaged in human rights or public interest work. These services include:

  • Advice and litigation services for vulnerable individuals.
  • Public interest litigation.
  • Education on the South African legal system.
  • Constitutional law.
  • Refugee law.

For any pro bono enquiries email us on CDHProBonoEnquiries@cdhlegal.com

Our Pro Bono and Human Rights team is externally praised for its depth of resources, capabilities and experience.

  • Awarded the Refugee Law Award at the annual 2017 ProBono.Org awards.
  • Received the Law Society Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Contribution.
  • Our Employment Practice received the 2017 Johannesburg Firm Award in recognition of its dedicated assistance to the SASLAW Pro Bono NPC.
  • Shortlisted for the award for the most impactful case at the 2015 ProBono.Org Awards for our contribution to the SAHA/R2K National Key Points matter.

Ranked Practitioners

  • Chambers Global 2021-2023 ranked Jacquie Cassette in Band 3 for Administrative & Public Law