Within the Kyiv International Pro Bono Meeting 2017, Andriy Moroz, Associate Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm and curator of the Central Legal Clinic (CLC) met with representatives of the Global Network PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law Tomas Barabash, Dmitry Shabyelnikov and Roman Leksikov from Ukrainian Legal Aid Foundation.
The participants of the meeting discussed the achievements of the Central Legal Clinic team, available opportunities for the development of pro bono movement, provision of legal assistance in Ukraine, as well as possibilities for further expansion of cooperation. In particular, the CLC set a great example of successful and effective legal clinic which was established by a law firms and in which law students, working under the guidance of practitioners not only provide legal aid, but also have the opportunity to gain practical skills and knowledge to understand the social weight of the law profession
The Central Legal Clinic (CLC) is a social project of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, the objective of which is to provide free legal assistance and legal information to individuals. At the CLC young professionals, lawyers working under the supervision of Andrey Moroz, Associate Partner of the Firm, provide legal assistance in the field of civil, labor and family law.
Ukrainian Legal Aid Foundation is an all-Ukrainian charitable organization. Its main tasks include the availability of legal assistance and simplicity of procedures as well as development of a network of organizations and advocates providing pro bono assistance.