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COMMONWEALTH LAWYERS CONCERNED OVER SENTENCING OF MUHAMMED KAMARUZZAMAN

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) expresses its deep concern that the Supreme Court of Bangladesh has dismissed the ‘Review Petition’ of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman and thus removed the final bar to execution.


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CLA MEDIATION MASTER CLASS
CLA are delighted to announce a Mediation Master Class with Professor Laurence Boulle Please see the flyer attached
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CLA COUNCIL MEMBER JOINS MAGNA CARTA CELEBRATIONS AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE
CLA Council member for Ghana and head of the Ghana Bar was among honoured guests at the recent Magna Carta celebrations at Buckingham Palace before her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh
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CLA is a pan-Commonwealth organisation which seeks to uphold the rule of lawin the Commonwealth by encouraging exchange of ideas between legalprofessionals, academics and students, through projects and bydriving improvements in legal education.  It holds a number of shortevents throughout the year and has a biennial conference the Commonwealth Lawconference which regularly attracts over 1,000 delegates including some ofthe finest legal professionals in the world today to discuss issues of interestto the profession over a four day period  In 2015 the 19th CommonwealthLaw Conference will be held in Glasgow 12-16 April  Our members receiveddiscounted rates to the event  For further information please go to theconference website www.clc2015.co.uk 


We have moved to: 88 Kingsway, London, WC2B6AA.  

We have a new email address cla.general.enquiries@gmail.com 

If you wish to register for the 19th Commonwealth Law Conference in Glasgow do not contact CLA as we cannot assist you  You must contact the conference organiser, Happening NI (see the conference website)




2nd COMMONWEALTH LAW CONFERENCE RULE OF LAW AWARD 2015
 
 

CLA and LexisNexis would like to congratulate the winner of the

2nd Commonwealth Law Conference Rule of Law Award

Upul Jayasuriya

We would like to thank all our members who nominated some outstanding candidates for this award. You made the judging panel's decision a difficult one.

A very special thanks to our judging panel (in alphabetical order): Justice Desiree Bernard, Chief Justice Robert French, Lord Igor Judge, Baroness Kennedy, and Justice Elsie Thompson who generously gave their time to consider all the nominations. We are grateful to you all. 

Those who attended CLC2013 will be familiar with our inaugural award and it winner Ms Robin Sully, a Canadian lawyer, whose very special career has led to an outstanding contribution to the rule of law both in Canada and across the Commonwealth. This will be our 2nd chance to honour an individual lawyer whose contribution has inspired and influenced others around Commonwealth over the last two years.

A beautiful engraved trophy awaits this year's winner at the conclusion of the 19th Commonwealth Law Conference in Glasgow (12-16 April) when all the delegates will have an opportunity to see the winner accept his award We look forward to seeing your there

 
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