Pro Bono

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) and Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA) are the two flagship pro bono projects run by the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law. On this page you can find the projects produced by OPBP and OLA.

OPBP mobilises graduate students and Faculty members dedicated to promoting the principles and practice of public interest law on a pro bono basis. Through its projects, OPBP provides high-quality comparative and international law research to individuals and organisations around the world working pro bono on reports, expert opinions, amicus curiae briefs, policy submissions, and more. OPBP also runs an Internship Programme and organises and promotes public events which generate interest in and awareness of public interest law. 

You can read more about OPBP’s work here.  Further information on OLA can be found here.

OLA Featured in the Oxford Mail

1st December 2014

OLA volunteers are hard at work assisting in interviewing immigration clients, preparing bail applications for those detained at Campsfield Detention Centre and researching issues surrounding personal debit. The work OLA has been doing in the local community with Turpin & Miller LLP and Citizens Advice Bureau has recently been showcased in the Oxford Mail.   […]

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New Oxford Pro Bono Publico Executive Committee 2014-2015

25th October 2014

OPBP is delighted to welcome the new OPBP Executive Committee for the 2014-2105 academic year: Chairperson: Zachary Vermeer Deputy Chair: Arushi Garg Treasurer: Michelle Kang Internship Coordinator: Yulia Ioffe Events and Liaison Officer: Victoria Miyandazi Communications Officer: Helen Taylor The 2013-2014 would like to thank everyone who supported the work of OPBP over the 2013-2014 […]

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Graduate Students Working with Turpin & Miller LLP

21st October 2014

OLA is pleased to announce that they are continuing to develop and strengthen their relationship with Turpin & Miller LLP. Graduate students will now be assisting lawyers at Turpin & Miller in preparing bail applications for individual detained at Campsfield, an immigration detention centre. OLA is thrilled to continue to work the Turpin and Miller to […]

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OPBP Completes Research for Legal Resources Centre on Submissions to the Marikana Commission

7th October 2014

  OPBP has prepared comparative law research for Legal Resouces Centre (LRC), Johannesburg, to assist with making submissions before the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. The Marikana Commission was established to investigate the police shooting of striking workers at a mine run by Lonmin plc in South Africa. In proceedings before the Marikana Commission, the LRC […]

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