Select the country below to learn about the culture and provision of pro bono legal services in that jurisdiction.
Pro bono legal services in Bahrain are of growing importance and currently focused on increasing legal support and representation for those most in need.
Egypt has a long and established legal tradition, but does not have an established and formalized practice with respect to pro bono legal services.
Despite recent reforms and developments in Israel’s legal aid system, there are areas of need that are largely unaddressed by the state.
Several organizations provide free legal services to disadvantaged groups in Jordan and can offer opportunities for pro bono engagement.
Pro bono legal services in Kuwait are not as widespread as in western jurisdictions, but those without financial means may access legal services.
Pro bono opportunities may well exist, but this market remains very underdeveloped.
While Saudi Arabia does not have an established pro bono culture, individual attorneys often provide pro bono services on an informal basis.
Pro bono engagement is not part of Turkish legal tradition, which has focused on state-funded legal aid.
The provision of pro bono legal services is not well established in the UAE, politically, socially or within the legal community.
*Chapter not updated from 2015.