Lawyers Against Poverty

Lawyers Against Poverty

WHAT WE DO

JUSTICE FUND

Collaborative global grant-making

TWINNING

Cross-border peer learning.

LEGAL CONFIDENCE

Legal education for at risk groups.

MENTORING

Support for students with little access to the law.

RESILIENCE TRAINING

Legal support for Human Rights Defenders.

THEMATIC GROUPS

Collaborative learning spaces on women’s rights, refugee rights, land rights and ethical business.

WHO WE SUPPORT

WHO WE ARE

  • Naomi Sander

    Naomi Sander

    Associate at Gowling WLG, Banking & Finance Team, and JLAP Lead
    ‘Students lack opportunities to get involved in the more developmental, access-to-justice sides of law’

  • Tess Baker

    Tess Baker

    GDL graduate, The University of Law
    LAP student editorial team member since January 2021

    ‘With the power of your legal knowledge, you need to do something to uplift others’

  • Sahana Karthik

    Sahana Karthik

    UCL law graduate, summer 2021
    President of UCL’s JLAP Society from August 2020

    ‘It has a very real impact when you speak to people who don’t have access to the legal system because of money. I wanted to study how we could fix that’

HOW YOU CAN HELP