Natural Justice: Lawyers for Communities and the Environment


Country: International, South Africa


To pursue both social and environmental justice by specializing in human rights and environmental law in Africa. Natural Justice is a young and fast-paced non-profit organisation.

Our work in development finance:

As a team of pioneering lawyers and legal experts, Natural Justice conducts comprehensive research on environmental and human rights law, support indigenous peoples and local communities and their supporting organisations, provides technical advice to governments and intergovernmental organisations, and engages in key international processes.


Geographic Focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

Constituency/Partners: Civil society organizations, Indigenous peoples, Land rights, Rural communities

Sector Focus: Dams, Energy, Infrastructure, Mining, Natural resources

Coalition Work Group: Advocacy with national government, BRICS New Development Bank, World Bank Safeguards Review