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We are committed to creating globally greater access to justice through pro bono, rule of law and justice education initiatives.

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The DLA Piper Future Lawyers Skills Programme

DLA Piper, BABSEACLE Inc. and CMU introduced the DLA Piper Future Lawyers Skills programme. This programme is developed to train and prepare more skilled lawyers with a strong understanding of their professional and ethical duties to provide pro bono services for their local communities, particularly in developing jurisdictions.

Date: 10-14 June 2024

Location:  Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Workshop - Providing Legal Support Services for Juvenile Clients

The training workshop aimed at equipping law students with essential skills in providing legal support services for juvenile clients. Organized by White & Case in collaboration with BABSEACLE, this workshop is a testament to our shared commitment to advancing legal education and promoting pro bono initiatives.

Date: 6-7 July 2024

Location:  Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Asia Fair Trial Practices Roundtable

The Asia Fair Trial Practices Roundtable is an ongoing initiative that fosters dialogue, collaboration, and innovation to enhance the region’s fair and just legal systems. 

Topic: Strategies for Addressing Pre-Trial Detention

Date: 25 July 2024

Platform:  Virtually via Zoom

2024 Access to Justice Exchange

The Access to Justice Exchange (A2JX) will take place in conjunction with the Global Forum during the week of November 2024, hosted by PILnet, a Asia Pro Bono Consortium member. The Global Forum spans three days of engaging workshops, networking opportunities, and discussions with our partners on how the law can bolster civil society. Join us at the Access to Justice Exchange, scheduled just before and after the Forum.

Date: November 2024

Country:  Bangkok, Thailand

2025 Asia CLE Mock Sentencing Hearing Workshop and Event

As a means to support and strengthen the value of the rule of law, fair trial and access to justice in the region, BABSEACLE, along with many of its justice sector partners, will be organizing the 2025 Asia CLE Mock Sentencing Hearing Workshops and Event. This virtual legal training will provide a platform for potential legal practitioners from many countries throughout Asia, in order to improve their legal skills, the substantive legal knowledge and strengthen their appreciation of fair trial, access to justice and Rule of Law principle.

3rd Asia Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Conference

The Asia CLE Conference is an engaging event dedicated to enhancing Clinical Legal Education (CLE) programs. Explore a variety of models and methods aimed at strengthening clinical legal education and improving access to justice. The conference features interactive sessions, workshops, and strategic planning discussions, providing participants with valuable insights and practical strategies.

Date: 15 - 17 May 2025

Country:  Kathmandu, Nepal

13th Asia Pro Bono Conference and Access to Justice Exchange

The conference organized by a network consortium from throughout Asia and globally, is the largest annual gathering of persons supporting and engaged in access to justice, pro bono and public interest law in Asia.

The APBC will be an opportunity to share experiences, advocacies, and ideas not only among Asians but to learn as well from experts, practitioners, and policymakers from other regions of the world.

Date: APBC 3-5 October 2025

Country:  Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 

Global Pro Bono Move

The Global Pro Bono Move (Walk Jog Swim Bike Wheel Hike Move) 

Together let’s move around the world for Justice.  This awareness-raising event works hand-in-hand giving the opportunity for participation to persons across all the continents.  Together let’s move with others across the globe and support the work of so many Pro Bono and Access to Justice providers globally, as they equally support and provide direly needed legal services for those in need.

You can participate from anywhere and whenever you want!  READ MORE...

Who Are We?

We are BABSEACLE, a 501-C-3 U.S. not-for-profit, access to justice/legal education organization which collaborates globally in the development of justice education and access to justice initiatives while simultaneously fostering generations of pro bono minded champions. BABSEACLE has been working collaboratively with universities, law students, law faculties, lawyers, members of the legal community, justice-related organizational partners, government and the private sector since 2003 to develop justice education and pro bono related programs throughout Asia and globally. These programs assist in providing access to justice services while simultaneously helping to build the next generation of social justice, pro bono minded champions. These programs and clinics assist communities, provide legal aid services and simultaneously help to build the next generation of social justice, pro-bono minded champions.

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Over 1,100 Legal Trainings

Since 2003, BABSEACLE has a proven record of inspiring training workshops with law teachers, lawyers, legal service providers, students and community members through Asia and globally.

100% Collaborative

BABSEACLE seeks to develop and strengthen positive partnerships and networks locally, regionally and internationally. We endeavor to link access to justice programs to civil society organizations, law firms, corporations, governmental policy makers, municipalities, and justice sector institutions. We welcome partnerships to support these access to justice champions.