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.

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.

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 ranked Jacquie Cassette in Band 3 for Administrative & Public Law