Indus Law is a Lahore, Pakistan based law firm that specializes in strategic litigation on behalf of disenfranchised segments of society, particularly, labourers, women, trangengenders, minorities, peasants, etc.
To maintain our independence and integrity, we work on the model of cross-subsidizing our pro-bono work from the income generated from our commercial work.
Because our Firm believes it is the moral obligation of every individual to contribute to the society and it shows in the various pro bono work we have undertaken. We pursued a case in the Supreme Court on behalf of poor laborers in stone-crushing factories who were suffering from the incurable disease of Silicosis nationwide. After 4 years of litigation, the Supreme Court ruled in our favour, giving way to the rise of new legislative actions like Punjab Occupational Health & Safety Act 2019 in Punjab and Sindh Occupational Safety and Health 2017 in Sindh which safeguard the rights of the common worker and grant them the security of life they were denied, improving the work conditions and saving the lives of thousands of laborers. Similarly, Punjab has enacted other laws for preventing Silicosis, including
Our firm has litigated various other cases on the behalf of the poor, the discriminated, and the underprivileged to uphold their fundamental rights.
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