Employment Opportunity – National Institute for Public Administration!

The National Institute of Public Administration wishes to recruit two lecturers in law to teach on its programmes.
The prospective candidates must possess:
A Bachelors degree in law
A Masters degree in law
Three years teaching experience for recently graduated at masters level
Membership of a professional body
Interested members may submit their applications letters and Curriculum Vitaes in hard copy at the LAZ Secretariat before close of business on Tuesday 23rd June, 2015.

Nomination Opportunity! Represent LAZ!

The Association has received a request from the Examination Council of Zambia to nominate a LAZ member to sit on its Board.
Members interested in being nominated to represent the Association on this board are requested to submit an application letter addressed to the Honorary Secretary (indicating among others a motivation for your nomination) a one page profile and an updated curriculum vitae (CV) (for those that did not submit one upon renewal of practicing certificates.
Deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday 23rd June, 2015.

Rebranding of Tembo Mulengeshi & Chanda Legal Practitioners

Kindly be advised that Messrs Tembo Mulengeshi & Chanda has undergone a rebrabnding and transformation. The firm is now practicing under the name and style of AB & David, Zambia.

Training Opportunity – SADC LLM/PhD Scholarship

The Canon Collins Trust is offering a partial LLM or PhD scholarship. The Canon Collins Trust is an organization which works to connect researchers and activists driven by a shared commitment to social justice in southern Africa.
A big part of their work is running postgraduate scholarship programmes for studying at South African universities and they currently have a scholarship for studies in the areas of Justice, Education and Humanities open for applications.
This is a partial scholarship for Masters or PhD studies in one of the above mentioned areas at any South African University. Most awards value at R65,000 for each year of study. In exceptional cases they may offer up to R100,000 per year. They support both full and part-time study and support new students as well as students already studying at postgraduate level. This scholarship is open to nationals of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Full details can be found here:http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/ccsa2016.html
They are also currently offer a scholarship for studying towards the Master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning of the University of London.
Full details can be found here: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/uollaw.html
For any queries, email eva@canoncollins.org.uk

Lusaka City Council- Notice to Law Firms

We pray that most, if not all of us (Lusaka based law firms), are now up to date with our Annual Business levies. The grace period granted by the Lusaka City Council ended on 5th May, 2015.
Kindly contact the Lusaka City Council if you would like further information.

National Road Fund Agency

The National Road Fund Agency has made available to the Association’s library, copies of its 2014 Annual Report and its realigned Strategic Plan for the period 2011- 2016.
All members interested in accessing these documents are advised to visit the LAZ library.

Public Discussion Forum – Thursday 18th June, 2015

The Association in collaboration with MISA, Zambia will be holding a public discussion forum on Thursday 18th June, 2015 at Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka starting at 18 hours.
Discussion Question: ‘Is the Constitutional Right to Freedom of Expression in Zambia under Attack?’
Speakers: Mr. John Sangwa, S.C., Mr. Richard Sakala, & Mr. Kellys Kaunda (former Chairperson, MISA-Zambia)
Discussion Moderator: Ms. Elizabeth Chanda
Entry is Free!
A cash bar will be available.
You are all encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion.

Policy Development for LAZ.

In our continued efforts to serve you better and to improve the organisation and running of the Association we are happy to advise that your Council has commenced work on policy development for the Association.
Kindly be advised therefore, that staff, interns (and possibly consultants) from the Secretariat will be contacting you and requesting you to either participate in a survey or in discussions on various subjects aimed at helping with the process.
Many thanks to the members that have already taken time to speak to us and to grant us appointments.

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