2024 Asia Pro Bono Roundtable Q2

Published on 27 June 2024 The second 2024 Asia Pro Bono Quarterly Roundtable on ‘AI and pro bono’ was held on 27 June 2024. The event provided valuable conversational prompts from the presenters, who shared their expertise and insights on this important and timely topic.

In this session, the Asian Pro Bono Roundtable dived headfirst into the exciting, yet uncertain world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on pro bono initiatives. The panel navigated the uncharted waters of this burgeoning technology, exploring its potential to transform how pro bono legal assistance to those in need can be delivered.

Topics included:

  • ⁠⁠The Promise of AI: Can AI tools streamline legal research, automate repetitive tasks, and even assist in legal document generation, freeing up valuable pro bono lawyer time?
  • ⁠⁠The Challenges of Implementation: Ethical considerations, data privacy concerns, and potential biases within AI systems – how do we ensure responsible and equitable use of this technology in pro bono services?
  • ⁠⁠Redefining the Landscape: How will AI reshape the pro bono landscape in Asia? Will it lead to increased access to justice, or create new barriers for those seeking legal aid?