Commonwealth Regional Law Conference — The 21st Century Lawyer: Present Challenges & Future Skills

Date(s) of Conference:

April 8-11, 2010

Abuja, Nigeria


This conference is the first CLA (Commonwealth Lawyers Association) regional meeting and follows a decision taken by the Council in 2008 to organize an event to focus on a specific region in the year in which no Commonwealth Law Conference is due to take place. The theme of the conference is ‘The 21st Century Lawyer: Present Challenges & Future Skills’ and the two program streams will focus on ‘Human Rights & the Rule of Law’ and ‘Corporate & Commercial Law’ with an emphasis on issues of importance within the host country and wider region. The sessions will offer practical training which will provide and further develop the legal skills of those attending, in addition to providing the usual networking opportunities and exciting social program. It is anticipated that the regional conference will primarily be attended by lawyers from the host jurisdiction and the immediate neighboring countries.

Contact Information:

CLA 2010
c/o Paragon Conventions
18 Avenue Louis-Casai
5th floor
1209 Geneva
+41 (0)22 533 0948


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