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SASLAW Pro Bono NPC is a non-profit company formed by SASLAW to administer the Pro Bono project in the four Labour Courts in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.



Our Mission

The SASLAW pro bono project is to deliver a quality advisory service and limited Labour law legal services to those who otherwise do not have access to justice.

See www.saslawprobono.co.za

Pro Bono services are the delivery of legal advice and/or assistance within the professional competence of a legal practitioner to facilitate access to justice. Pro bono services are designed to address the needs of persons with limited needs, or of non-profit organizations where the payment of legal fees will deplete the organization's economic resources and affect their ability to carry out charitable or public interest work.

 Associate Justice Ruth of the  United States Supreme Court described the principles around pro bono work as follows, they are: "….the noblest principles that have defined the legal profession: to assist the poor, disadvantaged, unpopular and underprivileged and to perform public service  that enhances the good."

Administrators at the Pro Bono Offices:
•    Johannesburg:  Tel: 011 359 5777, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•    Cape Town:  Fatima Rustin, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•    Port Elizabeth:  Charlie Scholtz, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•    Durban: email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The operating hours of the various offices will be as follows:
•    Johannesburg: Monday – 09h00 – 12 noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 09h00 to 14h00
•    Durban: 09h00 to 13h00 Wednesday
•    Cape Town: 09h00 to 14h00 Friday
•    Port Elizabeth: 09h00 to 12h00 Monday

 

SASLAW PRO BONO STATISTICS - NATIONAL 1 February 2011 – 19th February 2016  
Region Cape Town Durban Johannesburg Port Elizabeth Total
Clients seen 1897 2066 9319 381 13663
           
Hours spent in office 692 1427 6820 476 9415
           
No of attorneys 24 57 142 4 238
           
No of firms 17 23 59 4 107
No of matters taken on by attorneys 273 423 688 36 1420
No of matters taken on by Legal Aid 127 179 501 n/a 807