Pro Bono

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) is the 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.

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.

OPBP Project on the Rights of Uber Drivers

admin 28th October 2017

OPBP, partnered with the Social Law Project at the University of the Western Cape, has recently produced a report on the employment status of Uber drivers, to assist with ongoing litigation before the Labour Court in South Africa, between Uber South Africa Technology Services (SATS) and seven respondent former Uber drivers, who were subject to […]

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Obligations of Independent Schools in South Africa

admin 20th June 2013

A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Centre for Child Law,  University of Pretoria (June 2013) This research was prepared to assist the Centre for Child Law in Pretoria, South Africa. In response to recent cases, the Centre asked Oxford Pro Bono Publico (‘OPBP’) to research the obligations that independent schools have […]

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Food Marketing and Advertising in the EU

admin 7th November 2011

The Marketing and Advertising of Food in the European Union – Regulatory Measures, Remedies for Consumers and an Analysis of Best Practices: A Report produced by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (November 2011) This OPBP report was prepared as a contribution to the work of […]

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The Right to Education in Europe and India

admin 19th July 2010

A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (July 2010)   In this project OPBP prepared a research memorandum for the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in South Africa analysing the right to education in European and Indian case law and setting out the various remedies that have been […]

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