Pro Bono Passion

What's your pro bono passion? We asked our colleagues what pro bono means to them. See their answers and learn more about our pro bono work.

Our Know Your Rights program

Know Your Rights (KYR) is our flagship legal education training program that empowers asylum seekers and refugees to better advocate for themselves and know their rights in host countries. The videos below provide insights into the program and the individuals who run it in the UK.

Find out more about the programme here

In this video, our pro bono legal officer and KYR coordinator, Awmaima Amrayaf, discusses her experience as a refugee and her role in the program.

This video outlines the KYR program and provides insights into its structure in the UK.

Celebrating a six year partnership with UNICEF

In 2019, we celebrated the six-year anniversary of our partnership with UNICEF. Over these six years, we have donated pro bono legal services to support UNICEF's work on various key projects. The videos below outline these projects and the work our lawyers have undertaken.

Through our partnership with UNICEF France, we worked to produce a series of reports on the legal framework around the rights of children of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria.

This video outlines our work in The Gambia assisting the government with legislation that will support and protect children.

This video shows our work in Italy with UNICEF helping to provide legal counsel to unaccompanied young migrants and refugees.

In this video we discuss our work with UNICEF UK supporting the creation of a model legislation that will protect children in sports.

This video looks at our work with UNICEF in Uzbekistan to increase access to justice for vulnerable children.

This video covers our work in Asia and the Pacific assisting in the UN global study on children deprived of liberty.

New Perimeter

Learn how DLA Piper, through New Perimeter, its nonprofit affiliate is helping to expand access to justice in Mexico.

Learn how DLA Piper lawyers, through New Perimeter, its nonprofit affiliate in conjunction with Women Lawyers Joining Hands and the Nepal Bar Association train female lawyers in Nepal. (produced by DLA Piper solicitor Sarah Mellowes).

Learn about New Perimeter a nonprofit organization established by DLA Piper to provide pro bono legal assistance in under-served regions around the world to support access to justice, social and economic development and sound legal institutions.

View our full video archive here.