Our Vision

A Free and Just Society.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Our Mission

To provide a platform for effective networking and collaboration to enhance legal aid service delivery and access to justice for the most vulnerable and marginalised people.

Our Goal

To Improve networking, collaboration and coordination among legal aid service providers in Uganda.                                                                     

Our Mandate

To strengthen coordination and networking of LASPs, harmonisation and standardisation of legal aid service provision by the different service providers, lobbying and advocacy to facilitate a favourable legal and policy environment.

Features & Highlights


EXPO In a bid to extend knowledge and awareness on legal aid, human rights and access to justice as a whole, LASPNET participated in the 5th Annual Human Rights EXPO and Conference held on the 11th and 12th April 2018 at Makerere University. The event hosted by the Makerere University Ethics and Human Rights Association (MUEHRA), School of Liberal and Performing Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, in partnership with Net Impact Uganda attracted participation of both state and non-state actors such as such as; Uganda Human Rights Commission, United Nations Population Fund, Human Rights Center Uganda, Platform for Labour Action, Public Interest Law Clinic, SAFEPAL and LASPNET.



The LASPNET Executive Director Ms.Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa was recently nominated  for the Award  by the Uganda Law Society in the Human Rights Lawyer category for the year 2016/2017. She was nominated alongside Mr.Nicholas Opiyo, the Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda and Mr. Ladislus Rwkafuuzi, a lawyer with Rwakafuuzi & Co.Advocates,who emerged winner.



Human Rights Focus(HURIFO) notes with grave concern the continuing wave of insecurity that has so far claimed lives and left score of people with serious injuries in and around big farms such as in Karatye, obira west, Alingiri and Lii in Nwoya districtand Apaa again in Amuru district. The insecurity manifest in continuous arrests,torture, arsons, and sometimes killing by some UPDF soldiers, individual wealthier people guarded by police or army.A case in point involved a 66year old Jathim, Pyrino Akwanga of Obira East Village, Latoro parish, Got Apwoyo Sub county Nwoya district who has lived in the area since1970s.


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  • 01 March , 2018
    “Closing Space for Civil Society and Media in East Africa: Forging a Collaborative Response” 23 February 2018 (Nairobi, Kenya)   We, more than 60 civil society organisation and media representatives from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda working on human rights, democratic development, transparency, digital media, women and youth empowerment, legal aid, litigation and other issues of public interest are gathered in Nairobi to express our firm resolve to stand together in solidarity as civil society and media.
  • 30 January , 2018
    On 19th January 2018, LASPNET Board members and the Secretariat met with a team from the Democratic Governance Facility led by Mr.Wimm Stoffers, the Head of Facility. The meeting was held to introduce Mr.Esben Harboe, the new Program Learning Manager in charge of sphere 3 on Upholding human rights, Access to Justice and Gender Equality.

Strategic partners



The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a national member NGO established in 2004 to provide strategic linkages and a collaboration framework for the Legal Aid Service Providers and maintain a common front to interface with various actors in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda. It targets three critical aspects of coordination: a collective role bringing together different LASPs for solidarity in strategizing, sharing lessons and experiences, while minimizing duplication; capacitating them through collaborative research and analysis ; as well as documenting, providing needed feedback, and amplifying voice on key issues regarding access to justice/legal aid at regional, national or international level.

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