BEST LEGAL AID/ASSISTANCE/SUPPORT PROVIDER LAW FIRM IN BANGLADESH
The Lawyers and Jurists law firm provides legal advice and representation free of cost at all levels of the justice system with an emphasis on providing services to those living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination. Legal services, including mediation, litigation and legal rights training, are provided through The Lawyers and Jurist’s head office.
The Lawyers and Jurists law firms facilitate alternative dispute resolution (ADR) through mediation for family, land, financial, petty criminal and labour matters. The Lawyers and Jurists has settled many disputes across the country. Resolving disputes through mediation allows individuals and families to quickly recover land, assets, maintenance, dower and or arrears of wages. The recovered funds are used by clients for many purposes: to earn livelihoods, to begin savings, or to send children to school. By providing mediation services, The Lawyers and Jurists has also contributed towards reducing the overwhelming number of cases pending before local courts
The Lawyers and Jurists provide advice and representation for individuals whose disputes cannot resolve through mediation or who have been the victims of criminal offences or human rights violations. The overwhelming number of The Lawyers and Jurist’s clients are male and female living in poverty. The Lawyers and Jurists also files public interest litigation (PIL) petitions in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
The Lawyers and Jurists’s legal aid clinic undertakes awareness activities for Dhaka slum dwellers on laws and Constitutional rights that affect them most. The clinic also provides mediation services. The clinic mediators are well respected by both men and women of the community, and they are able to improve the well-being of community women through mediation. The clinic also makes referrals to other organizations to make sure individual needs outside the scope of The Lawyers and Jurist’s work are met.
Barrister A. M. Masum
The Lawyers & Jurists
208,Hotel M.L Tower
Tel: 9571389, 9513408, 9564329,