Legal aid office (BJB)

Each bar has a Legal Aid Office, or “BJB” in Dutch (formerly “pro bono office”), where citizens who are on a limited income can find a lawyer to assist them.

This arrangement is called second-line legal assistance. All information, such as addresses, who is eligible and what documents you need to bring with you, can be found on Second-line legal assistance.

There is also first-line legal assistance, see first-line legal assistance and Legal aid board (CJB).


Dutch Brussels Bar
Palace of Justice
1000 Brussels

Tel. 02/508 67 62
Fax 02/514 22 66

KBO nr: 248012469

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