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Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and the CLA co-convened webinar : Lawyers, Parliamentarians and the Rule of Law

27th April 2021

Register to join the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) on this engaging webinar on the Rule of Law.

Lawyers and Parliamentarians discuss their respective roles and boundaries in relation to Latimer House Principles and the Separation of Powers.

  • How do we co-operate for the good of all?
  • What are their respective roles in properly holding governments to account?
  • What are the challenges in post pandemic democracies?

DATE :  27th April 2021


1.00 pm BST, UK

7.00 am, EST, Caribbean

3.00pm EAT, East Africa

8.00pm MYT, Malaysia


To register:

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  • Brian Speers, CLA President


  • Judge Zak Yacoob, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Rtd
  • Senator the Hon. Alincia Williams-Grant, President of the Senate of Antigua and Barbuda
  • Hon. President Mohamed Nasheed, MP, Speaker of The People’s Majlis, Maldives
  • Oluseun  Abimbola, SAN., Chairman of the Section on Legal Practice and a previous Attorney General of Oyo State, Nigeria
  • Emily Davies, Head of Private Office, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

We look forward to welcoming attendees for the session and there will be a Q and A opportunity following our panellist contributions. Should you wish to submit a question prior to the session, please email these to avni.kondhia@cpahq.org, referencing this event.