hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Asia & Pacific

AUSTRALIA

Donald K. Anton

Location(s): Griffith University Law School, Nathan, Queensland, Australia, +61 424 164 426
Area(s) of law: Environment; Law of the Sea
Representative case(s): Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria - Kiobel & Wiwa); Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)
Lawyer(s): Donald Anton, [email protected]

Human Rights Law Centre

Location: Melbourne, Australia, +61 (03) 8636 4450
Area(s) of law: General business & human rights; International human rights law; Constitutional law; Civil litigation
Representative case(s): OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises Specific Instance – G4S Australia Pty Ltd 
Lawyer(s): Keren Adams, [email protected]

Kristen Roy

Location: Sydney, Australia
Area(s) of law: Environment; Access to justice; Class action; Personal injury law; General business & human rights; International human rights law; Civil litigation
Representative case(s)Trafigura lawsuits (re Côte d’Ivoire)Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Bodo community in Nigeria)Vedanta Resources lawsuit (re water contamination, Zambia); Sanda v PTTEP (Montara oil spill in West Timor)
Lawyer(s): Kristen Roy, [email protected]

 

CAMBODIA

AMRIN Law and Consultants Group

       Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 12 71 23 71
       Area(s) of law: International human rights; Criminology; Fair trial rights
       Representative case(s):
       Lawyer(s): Piseth Duch, [email protected]; Sam Oeun Sok, [email protected]

BBC Law Firm 

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 12 606 101
Area(s) of law: human rights; international human rights; criminal law; fair trial rights
Representative case(s): human rights defenders' cases
Lawyer(s): Sokong Sam, [email protected]; [email protected]

Center for Alliance of Labor & Human Rights

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 93 556 603
Area(s) of law: Labour law; human rights law; criminal law
Representative case(s): Union leaders and labour activists
Lawyer(s): Sunrith Ham, [email protected] ; Sambo Chhen, [email protected] or [email protected]

Daun Penh Law Firm      

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 12 680 233
Area(s) of law: Criminal law; human rights law; fair trial rights
Representative case(s): Environmental activists and human rights defenders
Lawyer(s): Chamroern Sam, [email protected]

Khmer Apsara Law Firm

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 12 48 35 46
Area(s) of law: human rights; business; fair trial rights; rights to fundamental freedoms
Representative case(s): The Equitable Cambodia’s defamation case
Lawyer(s): Bunthoeun Suon, [email protected] 

Rights & Business Law Office

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 12 890 289
Area(s) of law: Criminal law; international human rights; business and human rights; indigenous rights; land law
Representative case(s): Communities’ land cases 
Lawyer(s): Sophorn Sek, [email protected]; [email protected]    

Samreth Law Group

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, +855 23 99 69 58
Area(s) of law: Environment; Land rights; Labour
Representative case(s): Complaints against development company (re land & indigenous people); Lawsuit against Sinohydro (re impact of dam)
Lawyer(s): 
Ith Mathoura, [email protected]; Ly Ping, [email protected]; Hong Chansokha, [email protected]

Solidarity Center  

Location(s): Phnom Penh, Cambodia, , +855 23 881 202
Area(s) of law: Labor law; criminal law; human rights rights
Representative case(s): Union leaders
Lawyer(s): 
Sambath Hong, [email protected]; Bon Heng, [email protected]

CHINA

ACTogether

Location(s): Guangzhou, China, +86 27 34179797
Area(s) of law: Discrimination
Representative case(s): Lawsuit against company (re pregnancy discrimination)
Lawyer(s): Guo Bin, [email protected]

 

INDIA

Human Rights Law Network

Location(s): New Delhi, India +91-11-24374501
Area(s) of law: Public interest litigation; Labour rights; Anti-trafficking; Environment
Representative case(s): 
Lawyer(s):
 Colin Gonsalves, Harsh Dobhal, Sanjai Sharma, [email protected]

Jananeethi

Location(s): Kerala, India 
Area(s) of law: Public interest litigation; Equality; Anti-trafficking; Environment; Consumer Protection; Right to Information; Right to Service 
Representative case(s)
Lawyer(s):
 Adv.George Pulikuthiyil, [email protected]; Adv.P.Sunilkumar, [email protected]; Adv.C.P.Maya, [email protected]neethi.org

 

INDONESIA

"Erik" - Desriko Malayu Putra

Location(s): Jakarta, Indonesia
Area(s) of law: Private Law, Civil Law, Adminitrative, Human Rights, etc
Representative case(s):
Lawyer(s): Desriko, [email protected][email protected]

LBH Jakarta (Jakarta Legal Aid Institute)

Location(s): Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 31 45 518
Area(s) of law: Freedom of Expression; Privacy; Unfair trial; Access to water
Representative case(s):
Lawyer(s):
Febi Yonesta, [email protected]; [email protected] 

 

MALAYSIA

Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee

Location(s): Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, +603 2050 2099, Officer in charge: Ms. Shegi [email protected]
Area(s) of law: 
Public interest environmental law, constitutional law, administrative law, human rights
Representative case(s): 
No ongoing cases at the moment.
Lawyer(s): 
 i) Saha Deva ([email protected]), Co-Chairperson ii) Jia Yaw, Co-Chairperson iii) Roger Chan ([email protected]) Deputy Chairperson

 

MYANMAR

Legal Clinic Myanmar

Location(s): Yangon, +95 (0)9 450048660, +95 (0)9-33376993, +95 (0)9-33376994; Rakhine, +95 (0)9 250883064; Kachin, +95 (0)9-254278326; Meik Hti Lar, +95 (0)-450542182; Pya Pone, +95 (0)-421747308; Mandalay, +95 (0)9-43100734
Area(s) of law:
Human trafficking; Children; Labour; Torture; Migrant women; Beatings & violence
Representative case(s):
Lawyer(s): Click here for detailed contact list 

Dawei Probono Lawyer Network

Location(s): Dawei City, Tanintharyi Division, Myanmar, +95 -9 450 990 238
Area(s) of law: Land rights; Access to water; Environment
Representative case(s): Myanmar Pongpipat lawsuit (re environmental & health impact of Heinda tin mine)
Lawyer(s): Daw Aye Mon Thu, [email protected]; Daw Tin Tin Thet, [email protected]; Daw Naw Pa Saw Phaw, Daw Mi Mi Soe; [email protected]

 

PHILIPPINES

SALIGAN

Location(s): Quezon City, Philippines, +632 4266001 loc. 4858-4860
Area(s) of law: Land rights; Labour; Environment
Representative case(s): Aerial spraying ban lawsuit (re banana companies in Philippines)
Lawyer(s): Marie Hazel E. Lavitoria, [email protected]; [email protected]

IDEALS

Locations(s): Quezon City, Philippines, +63-2-436547 
Area(s) of law: 
Business & Human Rights, Tax, International Trade, & Labor
Respresentative case(s):
Lawyer(s): Antonio Salvador, Melissa Jane Comafay, [email protected]

 

THAILAND

Community Resource Centre

Location(s): Bangkok, Thailand, +66 817 725 843
Area(s) of law: Environment; Indigenous peoples; Health
Representative case(s): Lawsuit against Electric Generating Authority of Thailand (re purchase of electricity from Xayaburi dam in Laos)
Lawyer(s):
Sor Rattanamanee Polkla, [email protected]; [email protected]