Office of the Peoples lawyer
LEGAL AID FOR KIRIBATI
OPL’s vision is to become the leading organisation in promoting a fair and just society through the provision of court representation, law reform contributions and community legal education on human rights and the rule of law.
The mission of the OPL is to provide free, accessible, quality and timely legal aid to the disadvantaged people of Kiribati including law reform contributions and community legal education on human rights and the rule of law.
- Fairness and equity
Watch the OPL Awareness Film
This short film will teach about OPL’s services, how to book an appointment with our Office and give you a basic understanding of how a mediation works and the mediation services OPL provide.
our head of Departments
Deputy Peoples Lawyer
Mr Beniata is the Acting Peoples Lawyers. He is the head of the office and has been serving at OPL since 2010. Mr Beniata is a strong and humble person. He helps ensure all the OPL staff work to the best of their ability.
Senior Assistant Peoples Laweyer
Mr Iaoniman has a Master in Management and a Degree in Law. He is a professional legal adviser who loves helping and representing his client’s. He is a nice man with a great sense of humor.
Joy is OPL’s Office Manager and oversees the day to day running of the Office. If you want to know how things work at OPL, Joy is the one. She is a caring person who loves to assist all OPL staff achieve their very best.
The working environment at OPL is fantastic. There is compassion, respect, understanding between all OPL Staff. All the staff work as a team to ensure we provide the best service to our client’s.
Our Office has an ever growing law library. The library is regularly used by our lawyers and paralegals to guarantee they provide the most up to date and relevant legal advice to our client’s.