Lao Bar Association (LBA)


Lao Bar Association (LBA)

Type of organization Non Profit Association (NPA)
Year of establishment 1996
Area of Implementation/Province Attapeu, Bokeo, Bolikhamxay, Champasack, Houaphan, Khammouane, Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang, Oudomxay, Phongsaly, Saravan, Savannakhet, Sekong, Vientiane, Vientiane Municipality, Xayaboury, Xaysomboun, Xiengkhouang

To strengthen the rule of law in Lao PDR, enhance access to justice and strengthen the justice system in Lao PDR by building the capacity of the LBA and its members.

Main Goal

 The LBA’s legal aid program (LBA Legal Aid): Strives to enhance access to justice to members of the general public by
providing free legal advice at various legal aid clinics;
 Public Legal Education: The LBA’s Public Legal Education Program aims to educate the people of the Lao PDR on a range of
legal issues, with a special emphasis on human rights and the availability of legal aid. Through this program, the LBA seeks
to support the public to have a better understanding of legal rights, legal duties, lawyers and the LBA. The LBA program
uses various forms of communications, provides education through easy-to-read publications, radio and TV appearances,
as well as outreach visits to different Provinces;
 Access to Justice

Sector Law
Target Group

The poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged people in rural areas


Mr. Bounleth Theppithack

Main coordinator

Mr. Bounleth Theppithack
Mobile: (856)-(020)-5533 7379

Office address and contact

4th Floor, Vientiane Capital Court Building, KM3 Thadeua Road, Sisattanak District, P.O.Box: 11087 Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.
Office Tel: (856)-(021)-990 445, Fax: (856)-(021)-990 446