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.

Recruiting for the Oxford Pro Bono Publico Executive Committee

admin 19th October 2016

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP), the Oxford Law Faculty’s award-winning pro bono research organisation, is looking for graduate students with a passion for pro bono law to join the Executive Committee in the 2016-2017 academic year. OPBP prepares free, high quality, international and comparative law research for lawyers and organisations around the world on important public interest matters. OPBP also manages […]

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OxHRH Participates in the Oxford Legal Walk

admin 18th October 2016

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and members of the Law Faculty were delighted to participate in the Oxford Legal Walk. The walk raised awareness on access to justice and funds to ensure disadvantage people are able to access legal advice and services. Half of the funds will be donated to support Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA). OLA is […]

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Call for Volunteers for Oxford Legal Assistance

admin 12th October 2016

Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA), the Oxford Law Faculty’s legal clinic organization is looking for graduate student volunteers with a passion for pro bono work in the 2016-2017 academic year. OLA enables volunteers to engage and support crucial legal aid work carried out our local community. OLA has a rich partnership with Turpin & Miller, an awarding winning local law […]

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The Fifth Annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot

admin 25th May 2016

The fifth annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot took place on 21 May 2016 at the Oxford Law Faculty. The moot competition was a great success. Competitors were from law and non-law backgrounds. The competition is organised in conjunction with Oxford Legal Assistance, the only pro bono organisation open to undergraduate law students at […]

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OPBP Completes Report on Diplomatic Immunity and the Prohibition of Human Trafficking

Olivia Flasch 4th April 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the commercial nature of human trafficking as justifying an exception to diplomatic immunity. The Report engages in a comparative study of twelve jurisdictions by probing four broad issues: the prohibition of human trafficking, the commercial nature of human trafficking, incorporation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, […]

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