The IBA is interested in sponsoring young lawyers to attend the IBA Conference from 7-12 October 2018 in Rome, Italy and the Secretariat has been requested to shortlist six young lawyers to benefit from this opportunity who meet the criteria below: • Should have over 3 years practice experience; • Must disclose if they are related to an Officer of the IBA; • Must not have attended a previous IBA Annual Conference; • Must write a short essay (maximum 500 words) on the topic “Technology’s Impact on Legal Services”; • Must have sufficient proficiency in English to benefit from attending, as conference sessions are in English; • Applicant should be 35 years old or less. Details can be accessed from the president's message or by contacting the Secretariat.
Can you contribute to social change? The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL), is calling for Innovations addressing the following Justice pain points in Uganda: Land & Neighbor Disputes; Crime & Law Enforcement; and Family Justice. HiiL is looking for innovations that help people prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems. The Call is open until 31st May 2018. Do you need more information about HiiL? Visit http://hiil.org for details
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is offering a free 8-week intensive training course for the most promising entrepreneurs in Kampala in a bid to create more potential for legal and justice innovations in Uganda and in order to contribute to the improvement of effective, safe, fast and easy access to justice. Please copy and paste the link in brackets to your browser ( http://docdro.id/9E3BtbT )
On August 4, 2017 the Uganda Law Society released a press statement declaring its position on Constitutional Amendment No. 13 of 2017. It was of the view that there is no need to amend the Constitution to cure the problems identified by proponents of the amendment. The full statement can be read on our website in the downloads section