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.

LASPNET and Action Aid Uganda Offers Free legal aid in Acholi Region

The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET), and Action Aid Uganda, on Tuesday 19th August, launched the free legal service open week in Acholi region with the objective of bringing legal services closer to people in Acholi region to enhance justice.


"Government will not Hesitate to crack the Whip": Gen Aronda Warns NGOs

http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/658508-aronda-warns-dishonest-ngos.html Dishonest in the NGO sector is a key concern of observers and some vigilant beneficiaries out there. The common accusations include diversion of funds, bias allocation of resources, employment of unqualified staff and inconsistency or overlapping in areas of operations that leads to floppy performance. This was revealed by Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, The Minister for Internal Affairs in a speech read by the chairperson of NGO board, Gabriel Kangwagye.


2014 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Youth and Mental Health

http://www.un.org/en/events/youthday The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is “Youth and Mental Health” under the slogan ‘Mental Health Matters’.  Youth with mental health conditions can often experience stigma and discrimination, which in turn can lead to exclusion and/or discourage people from seeking help for fear of being negatively ‘labelled’.


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  • 07 August , 2014
    The Uganda Law Society (ULS) and Avocats Sans Frontiere (ASF) are implementing a project titled “Mobilizing Lawyers for the Right of Ugandan”. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Ugandan Lawyers to protect the rights of vulnerable people in Uganda. One of the project result areas is advocacy for the implementation of policy and legislative frameworks hat protect rights of vulnerable persons.
  • 05 August , 2014
    The Naguru Children remand home is very congested with over 160 children and there is urgent need to decongest the facility. This was revealed by the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) criminal working group during one of its routine inspection visits to the remand home. The working group had previously arranged with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development to decongest the remand home but efforts were futile. The Executive Director of the Legal Aid Clinic for the Law Development Center (LAC), Mrs. Theodora B Webale called on Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) within the network as well as other partners to engage in the venture of decongesting the remand home.

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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