Maintaining and promoting the rule of law throughout the Commonwealth.

21st Commonwealth
Law Conference

08-12 April 2019, Africa
The rule of law in retreat? Challenges for the modern Commonwealth.

Latimer House

The Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles on the accountability of the relationship between the three branches of Government.

Freedom of Expression
and the Role of the
Media in Good Governance

Commonwealth Principles on Freedom of Expression and the Role of the Media in Good Governance: CLA participates in important new initiative.


In 2012 the Commonwealth identified cyber-crime as one of the leading areas of concern for Commonwealth states.
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Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) is a membership organisation for professional lawyers, academics and students practising within the Commonwealth, although it welcomes qualified international lawyers and academics with an interest in its work.
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