At-Scale Access to Justice Strategies: The Importance of Pro Bono as a Key Component

Constantinus Kristomo

Job Title: Deputy Director Organization: Legal Aid and Public Legal Education Center, National Law Development Agency Ministry of Law of Republic Indonesia (BPHN) Bio: Constantinus Kristomo is running the implementation of Legal Aid Program under Act 16/2011, especially in developing regulation, mechanism on disbursement and monitoring, developing case management application and database, and other legal aid development. He is also in charge in  developing Public... view profile

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Som Niroula

Job Title: Program Officer Organization: Alliance for Social Dialogue (ASD) Bio: Som Niroula is the Programme Officer, responsible for the Human Rights portfolio. He provides strategic support to partners working in human right issues in Nepal. He has a decade long experience of working in the field of human rights and has previously worked at the South Asia Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR) based in Kathmandu. Som holds MA in Anthropology from Tribhuvan University,... view profile

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Tanguy Lim

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer Organization: Law Society Pro Bono Services (LSPBS) Bio: Tanguy Lim is the Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society Pro Bono Services (LSPBS) charity and Institution of Public Character. LSPBS was established by the Law Society of Singapore to implement its vision for the provision of pro bono legal services in Singapore. Besides administering a spectrum of legal literacy, advice and representation programmes for individuals... view profile

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Sumaiya Islam

Job Title: Program Manager Organization: Open Society Justice Initiative Bio: Sumaiya guides the work of Open Society Justice Initiative in Asia in strengthening access to justice services for vulnerable people. Her work focuses on the development of legal empowerment and access to justice policy frameworks and projects. Sumaiya started as a community organizer in Los Angeles in 2005, focusing on civil rights issues and organizing communities around tenants and... view profile

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Marlon Manuel

Job Title: National Coordinator Organization: Alternative Law Groups (ALG) Bio: Marlon J. Manuel is the National Coordinator of the Alternative Law Groups (ALG), a coalition of more than twenty (20) Philippine NGOs that adhere to the principles and values of alternative or social development-oriented law practice. These organizations have distinct programs for legal assistance that is primarily concerned with the pursuit of public interest, respect for human... view profile

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