United Law Company

Free Legal Aid / Pro bono practice

As a part of our objectives and philosophy, we have commenced services of providing free legal aid/ Pro bono practice to persons/corporations who do not wish to incur legal costs initially. We consider it necessary to provide some level of legal aid to persons otherwise unable to afford legal representation.

ULC campaigns for a comprehensive legal aid service. The core service is to supply free legal assistance to Pakistan is who live at or below the poverty level and cannot afford to hire a lawyer when confronted with a legal problem. Our lawyers provide information and referral that individuals may employ to receive guidance on their legal needs.

Advice is provided by qualified solicitors and advocates who volunteer their time for free. Citizens can find answers to questions about their legal rights. We give legal education materials and tools that give basic information on a number of legal issues, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help in the case concerned.

In addition to taking on pro bono work, ULC attorneys and staff serve their communities outside the office by volunteering, leading, and giving financial support to a wide range of charities, voluntary organizations, schools, hospitals and dispensaries.

The Firm’s Long-standing Commitment

ULC believes that each of its lawyers should provide pro bono and public interest legal services, as a matter of professional responsibility and in recognition of the great need for these services.

For the last many years, ULC lawyers have accepted unpopular and challenging cases, participating in pro bono activities ranging from death penalty litigation to civil rights to individual civil matters for low income, disabled and other people who are disadvantaged. ULC also has represented scores of nonprofit organizations.

Our work benefits the individuals we serve, the public at large, and the development of our lawyers’ skills and sense of professionalism and public service.

ULC receives pro bono referrals from public interest groups and organizations, other members of the bar, clients and, occasionally, individuals who are aware of our reputation in this area.

Accepting a New Pro Bono Matter

A potential pro bono matter will be reviewed and evaluated to determine whether, among other things, it provides direct legal services to an individual or organization unable to pay for the service and advances law reform or would benefit the public interest. We interpret the latter criterion broadly to accommodate the wide spectrum of our lawyers’interests and viewpoints.

Area of Practice

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The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
FBR considers decentralizing Sales Tax Registration
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) may delegate powers to regional collectors
SNGPL challenges ECC raw material price escalation formula in the Lahore High Court
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
Pakistan seeking from US consular access for Dr Afia
Pakistan is seeking from United States consular access and medical
Heroism of Pakistani Lawyers and Judges to be Honoured by the American Bar Association
The bravery of Pakistani lawyers who faced down baton-wielding police over
Foreign investors to invest USD $25 billion in Punjab Province, particularly Lahore, in the next 3 years
Foreign Investment According to the Department for Trade and Investment, Government of the Punjab
Supreme Court issues notices to Geo and Jang
The Supreme Court has directed the print and electronic media neither to publish

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