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

  • Antonia Benfield

    Antonia Benfield

    Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers – specialist in immigration, human rights and public law
    ‘I don’t think there’s another organisation that harnesses the energy in the legal profession for a common cause’

  • 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’

  • Louis Gitinywa

    Louis Gitinywa

    Senior partner at Kigali Attorneys Chamber, Rwanda
    ‘Lawyers should be an equaliser; always being on the side of the poor not the powerful’

HOW YOU CAN HELP