Final Message from CLS Team Leader

In 2006, one of my first assignments in Bangladesh was contributing to an in-depth research study on ‘community legal services’ conducted by The Asia Foundation and commissioned by DFID. Little did I know that many years later I would have the opportunity to work on making that research a reality as Team Leader of the CLS Programme from March 2015 to its July 2017 end.

CLS has helped tens of thousands of Bangladeshis get justice, created demand for justice where there was little or none; created supply of justice by modernising local mediation that did not always serve the poor;