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.

AMUDAT COMMUNITY EMBRACES THE LEGAL AID OPEN DAY AS PART OF THE OUTREACH ACTIVITIES GEARED TOWARDS FIGHTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN KARAMOJA REGION

On 31st August 2021, the Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET) conducted yet another Legal Aid Open Day in Amudat district situated in Karamoja region. The main open day gathering was stationed at the district headquarters while other outreaches activities were spread out at various Sub counties of Roloo, Karita, A & B and Amudat.

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KYEGEGWA COMMUNITY EMPOWERED TO FIGHT VIOLENCE GAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS THROUGH LEGAL AID OPEN OUTREACH

The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET), on 25th August 2021 conducted a Legal Aid Open Day in Kyegegwa district. The open day received over 200 people across the district who flocked to different set up centres at 5 sub counties to seek for free legal services on legal issues affecting their communities especially in relation to Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV)

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LASPNET RAPID RESPONSE LAWYERS INNOVATE AROUND BICYCLE LAWYERING DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Since March 2021, the world has been grappling with COVID 19 which has posed unprecedented disruptions to the socio-economic and political fabric of many global economies. Uganda in particular tasted the first wave and is currently undergoing through the second wave of COVID 19

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  • 24 May , 2021
    It was jubilation and excitement on the side of Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs), its Development and Strategic partners as the 10th Parliament concluded business on 11th May 2021 At its last 10th Parliamentary sitting, chaired by the Rt. Hon. Speaker, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, at exactly 7:00pm, the Private Mover of the Legal Aid Bill, Hon. Lyandro Komakech who is also former Gulu Municipality MP received a rare opportunity to present the National Legal Aid Bill 2020  before Parliament
  • 23 April , 2021
    On 19th April 2021, LASPNET led a delegation comprising of selected Secretariat staff and Legal Rapid Response Lawyers to engage with the office of the Principal Judge. This engagement came off as one of the strategies proposed by the LASPNET Rapid Response Lawyers and Paralegals, after continuously experiencing bottlenecks in Bail application within various Courts of Law.

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ABOUT LASPNET

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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