PILnet’s Pilot Course on Public Interest Lawyering for junior lawyers, recent law graduates, and representatives of NGOs in the Asia region is a channel for public interest-minded lawyers to gain experience and an international perspective on public interest law.

Listed below is the schedule and speakers for the five interactive webinars and practical exercises, which will encourage regional cooperation and development of creative ways to use the law for the public interest.

To access to course, visit learn.pilnet.org.

June 23, 2021

4-6pm HKT

Access to Justice

Theory Presentation:

  • Professor Emeritus Vitit Muntarbhorn
    Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia.

Practice Discussion:

  • Professor Emeritus Vitit Muntarbhorn
    Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia.
  • Ms. Sara Hossain
    Partner, Dr Kamal Hossain and Associates, Bangladesh
    Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
  • Mr. Peng Ding
    Director, Wuhan East-lake Institute for Social Advancement, China
  • Professor Zhang Wanhong
    Wuhan University School of Law, China
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July 01, 2021

4-6pm HKT

Pro Bono Publico

Theory Presentation:

  • Assoc. Professor Helena Whalen-Bridge
    National University of Singapore, Singapore

Practice Discussion:

  • Assoc. Professor Helena Whalen-Bridge
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Mr. Tanguy Lim
    Chief Executive Officer, Law Society Pro Bono Services (LSPBS), Singapore
  • Ms. Tze-Wei Ng
    Stephenson Harwood (former Deputy Director at PILnet), Hong Kong
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July 07, 2021

4-6pm HKT

Strategic Litigation

Theory Presentation:

  • Mrs. Patricia Ho
    Founder, Dignity Institute, Hong Kong

Practice Discussion:

  • Mrs. Patricia Ho
    Founder, Dignity Institute, Hong Kong
  • Mr. Pill Kyu Hwang
    GONGGAM, South Korea
  • Ms. Liu Jinmei
    Friends of Nature, China
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July 14, 2021

4-6pm HKT

Legal Empowerment

Theory Presentation:

  • Mr. Marlon Manuel
    Namati, The Philippines

Practice Discussion:

  • Mr. Marlon Manuel
    Namati, The Philippines
  • Ms. Asfinawati Ayub
    Indonesia
  • Ms. Haya Zahid
    Legal Aid Society, Pakistan
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July 21, 2021

4-6pm HKT

Public Interest Lawyering: New Directions

Speakers

8322 +

Vitit Muntarbhorn

Access to Justice
8320 +

Sara Hossain

Access to Justice
8364 +

Peng Ding

Access to Justice
8359 +

Zhang Wanhong

Access to Justice
8312 +

Helena Whalen-Bridge

Pro Bono Publico
8316 +

Patricia Ho

Strategic Litigation
8362 +

Jinmei Liu.

Strategic Litigation
8318 +

Tanguy Lim

Pro Bono Publico
8357 +

Tze-wei Ng

Pro Bono Publico
8314 +

Pillkyu Hwang

Strategic Litigation
8349 +

Marlon Manuel

Legal Empowerment
8374 +

Asfinawati Asfin

Legal Empowerment
8347 +

Haya Emaan Zahid

Legal Empowerment