Pro Bono and Human Rights 2014 Newsletter

12 Dec 2014 1 min read Pro Bono and Human Rights 2014 Newsletter Article

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is committed to respecting and promoting the rights entrenched in the Bill of Rights of the Constitution. As a corporate citizen, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is committed to facilitating access to justice for the disadvantaged and vulnerable, and providing legal services to non-profit organisations. These commitments form part of the offering of our dedicated Pro Bono and Human Rights practice. The practice group focuses on matters concerning access to information, gross human rights violations, teaching and training, rule of law as well as housing and refugee law.

Every lawyer in the firm is also called on to make a contribution in their own field of practice, which offers them the opportunity to fulfill their social responsibility commitments. Our young lawyers and candidate attorneys gain invaluable experience and perspective through exposure to a wide range of pro bono and human rights matters.

Over the period January 2014 to November 2014 the firm has donated in excess of R10.5 million in pro bono legal services to individuals and worthy causes.

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