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Announcement about 22nd Commonwealth Law Conference

At a reception held at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and in the company of distinguished guests, CLA have announced that the 22nd Commonwealth Law Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt in Nassau, the Bahamas from 5th-9th September 2021.

Young Lawyers’ Survey

The CLA has existed since 1986. It’s aim is to maintain and promote the rule of law throughout the Commonwealth by ensuring that an independent and efficient legal profession serves the people of the Commonwealth. We need your help.

Statement regarding allegations of attempted bribery of 5 Malawian Judges

CLA’s statement regarding reference by Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda of Malawi to the Anti-Corruption Bureau of allegations of attempted bribery of 5 Judges presiding over Presidential elections petitions case.

Child Marriage Project

Almost 60 per cent of all child marriages globally occur within the Commonwealth. That is stark, and it must change.
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