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Young Lawyers Virtual Conference – “A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice”

8th November 2023 @ 12:00 am - 9th November 2023 @ 11:59 pm

Join the YCLA virtual conference on how to forge a gratifying and successful career.

The Young Commonwealth Lawyers Association (YCLA) are pleased to announce their 2nd virtual Conference, the theme of the Conference being: Young Lawyers Virtual Conference – “A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice”, where young commonwealth lawyers will reaffirm the Commonwealth bond of legal fraternity, with each session providing an opportunity to participate.

What could you gain?

  • Help build the bridge between the geographical gap
  • An opportunity for young lawyers to form lasting and meaningful relationships between Commonwealth countries through discourse over the Conference
  • Young lawyers can learn from and dialog with seasoned practitioners and colleagues alike
  • Designed by young lawyers for young lawyers

DATE : Wednesday 8th (the registration link will confirm your attendance for both the 8th and 9th November)

This is free to all irrespective of CLA membership status
*Attendance certificates given on request*

Time : 6.00am – 10.00am GMT – 8th November

Register here


1.00 am Kingston

2.00 am Nassau

6.00 am London

7.00 am Abuja

8.00 am Lusaka

9.00 am Nairobi

11.30 am India

2.00 pm Malaysia

4.00 pm PNG

Opening & Welcoming remarks Dr Peter Maynard KC & Siddharth Sijoria 6.00 – 6.15 am GMT
Keynote speech The Rt Hon. the Baroness Scotland of Asthal KC, PC
Secretary General of the Commonwealth
6.15 – 6.30 am GMT
Transforming the Legal Landscape: The Intersection of Technology and Law in Innovating Legal Practice Emeka Arinze

Charlotte Pope-Williams

Amirali Nasir

6.30 – 7.30 am GMT
The new Dilemma: Can AI replace Professionals in Courts and write  Judgments in Public Law? Shreyas Jayasimha

Hon. Lady Justice Bubile Shonga

Richard Clayton KC

7.45 – 8.45 am GMT
Investigating the Legal Mind: Exploring Mental Health Challenges and well-being amongst Lawyers Kansiime Evas Atwine

Anku Khanna

Juan Moore

9.00 – 10.00 am GMT