Pro Bono: A Reality or an Allegory

Lakshya Soni AND Prashant
S.S. Jain Subodh Law College, Jaipur

Volume III, Issue III, 2020

This Article scrutinizes the transformation of the legal profession from lawyers as public citizens to lawyers who serve mostly private interests over the defunct decade that they have to come to operate reluctant to the increasing need of pro bono work and even if the firms entertained such cases, they were frequently handled on ad hoc basis putting burden on the individual involved in the case. Immediate and increasing demand of pro bono in India has not been supplied by its supply, and a coordinated, sorted out exertion by the lawful calling would go far towards guaranteeing the arrangement of value star bono legal services to the poor as enshrined in the Constitution and conclude that pro bono being a need of the hour as the concept of access to justice has merely become a notion rather than the reality for those in need and has remained an allegory for them.


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