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‘Everyday acts of peace' celebrated at Oh, Sister! Belfast screening.

As the Good Friday Agreement turns 25, PILS and The Nobel Women’s Initiative joined forces to to shine a light on the experiences of local women in peace building.

Green light for legal challenge over NI’s MOT emissions testing scandal

Friends of the Earth has teamed up with PILS to bring challenge a long-running and dangerous air quality failing.

"Use the way you practice law, stretch it out and apply it to the case for climate justice..."

Replay Intersections between Human Rights and Climate Justice, the webinar hosted by PILS to celebrate UK Pro Bono Week 2022.

Telling the story of The PILS Project

Watch our members, Pro Bono Register volunteers, supporters and staff describe PILS’ evolution.

User-friendly guides on legal tools for NGOs

Developed as part of a cross-border pro bono initiative, these guides introduce human rights organisations from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to five legal tools.

A decade of impact: 10 key PILS collaborations

See what public interest litigation looks like in practice in our Impact Report.

Exclusive Q&A with Bryan Stevenson

The legendary US public interest lawyer joined PILS for a conversation about justice, peace and using law as a tool for change.

The PILS Project stands for ‘Public Interest Litigation Support’.

We are Northern Ireland’s first and only legal project dedicated to helping local NGOs and legal professionals to build public interest litigation.

These are life-changing legal cases that create positive impact, not just for one person, but for communities across Northern Ireland.

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Local community, backed by PILS, challenges environmentally destructive development

No Gas Caverns and Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland start their battle against a hugely damaging fossil fuel development...

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‘Please don’t forget us’: Oh, Sister! screened in Belfast

As Northern Ireland marked 25 years since the signing of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, PILS & The Nobel Women’s Initiative...

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“Immoral, unworkable and  – as identified in its title – illegal”

The Human Rights Consortium and The PILS Project published a joint briefing on the Illegal Migration Bill condemning it as...

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