Invitation to tender Commonwealth Law Conference 2017 - Professional Conference Organiser
Professional Conference Organisers are now invited to tenders for the organisation of the prestigious 2017 Commonwealth Law Conference.  Only organisers with extensive International Association Experience, particularly in the legal sector, will be considered for this tender.
For further information please contact the Secretariat with the subject heading "PCO tender 2017".   Only eligible persons should apply.
On: 4th June 2014 Read more
Invitation to Tender - Host Countries - Commonwealth Law Conference 2017
Applications are invited from Commonwealth member states to bid for the prestigious Commonwealth Law Conference 2017.  Bids are only open to member countries Law Societies or Bar Council or by Government representation where representation of the profession has no regulatory body. 

For further information please contact the Secretariat with a subject line "2017 Host Country Tender".  Only eligible persons should apply - thank you. 

On: 4th June 2014 Read more
Dhooharika v The Director of Public Prosecutions: Judgement Released

An important milestone for freedom of speech has been reached in the Commonwealth, in the case of a newspaper editor jailed in Mauritius for publishing criticisms of the countries Chief Justice.  Today the Privy Council quashed his conviction and sentence and narrowed the office of “Scandalising the Court” used in many commonwealth countries to punish editors and journalists who criticise the judiciary. 

Read the judgement here

On: 16th April 2014 Read more

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2nd COMMONWEALTH Law Conference Rule of Law Award 2015
Applications are now open for this prestigious Commonwealth award kindly sponsored by LexisNexis.
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 our 2nd award will be your chance to honour another firm or individual lawyer whose contribution has influenced others around Commonwealth over the last two years.
This beautiful engraved trophy awaits our winner together with travel and accommodation* from your home country to the CLC2015 and conference entry for the full four days (*subject to maximum see terms and conditions) Nominations forms are available at
Closing date for applications is November 30, 2014
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