Be an Advocate

Be a Pro-bono Advocate and serve the people, the needy ones free of cost. Any advocate who is interested in helping the needy ones and contribute in the fight against human right violation, terrorism and corruption can register with IPF. The IPF will be link between the needy clients and the advocates. The registered advocates shall be provided with cases by IPF and they shall provide their services without any costs, thus furthering the concept of free legal aid. The services shall include legal advice, filing of the cases in the appropriate courts and appearance in the courts regarding the case. The advocates will be rated by IPF based on their work as a Pro-bono advocate for IPF.

Process

  • Meet qualification criteria- To apply as a Pro-bono Advocate under IPF, the applicant should at least be a practising advocate, registered with the Bar Council of India.
  • Apply Online/Offline- Any advocate interested in joining IPF as a Pro-bono Advocate can apply online by clicking on the link "Be an Advocate" under the link "Be Pro Bono". One can also apply offline through the volunteers. The applicant will be required to attach a copy of identification proof.
  • Get Approved- After the application has been received by the IPF, the same will be verified along with the credentials. Ones the credentials have been verified satisfactorily, the applicant shall be approved and registered with IPF as a Pro-bono Advocate, and the name will be displayed on the website.