Indonesia Pro Bono Champions

Hukumonline as a media that has great attention to the legal profession in Indonesia also has a strong track record in advancing pro bono activities or free legal assistance among advocates. This year Hukumonline conducted a research related to pro bono activities, viewed from the perspective of the law office. This study aims to find out more accurately the extent to which pro bono culture has been applied by law offices in Indonesia. The research in the form of this survey was conducted by Hukumonline as a form of appreciation to advocates and law offices that have been dedicated in carrying out pro bono obligations.

Total respondents in the survey were 57 respondents or law offices in 16 provinces in Indonesia, from Aceh to Papua. There are 15 winners from this annual awards event consisting of 12 law offices and 3 individual winners (advocates). Pro bono activities referred to are litigation and non-litigation activities in accordance with Peradi Regulation No. 1 of 2010. The method used is quantitative for the winner of law office and qualitative for individuals by cooperating with 3 independent judges. All winners came from 9 award categories.

The category of law offices, amounting to 3-10 advocates doing pro bono activities with the most number of hours

1st place: Adams & Co. Counselors at Law
2nd place: Kaparang & Partners Law Office
3rd place: LexRegis – Agustinus Dawarja & Partners

The category of law offices totaling 11-30 advocates conducted pro bono activities with the most number of hours

1st place: DK & Situmorang Lawyers
2nd place: Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah Law Firm
3rd place: Widyawan & Partners

The category of law office which has more than 31 lawyers conducting pro bono activities with the most number of hours

1st place: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2nd place: Ginting & Reksodiputro
3rd place: Makarim & Taira S