Students and/or student groups who wish to propose pro bono projects must ensure that the intended project satisfies all the following criteria:
- Activities must substantially involve the application of legal knowledge and skills by law students;
- Activities must be undertaken without financial reward or academic credit (other than to fulfill a graduation requirement);
- Activities must have, as their primary purpose, increasing access to justice (which shall include raising awareness of legal rights, liabilities and responsibilities, and of self-help remedies such as mediation, negotiation and alternative means of conflict resolution) for disadvantaged persons.
For further information, refer to this document.
Fill in the application form and forward it to the Pro Bono Centre for review. All applications must be approved by the SILE Review Committee in order to be recognised as approved pro bono programmes.