The Secretariat wishes to inform / advise all the members of the following notices, activities and events that may be of interest to you.

 LAZ Policy Development Process
 Nomination
 Notice from the Judiciary on Execution of Court Orders
 CPD Training Opportunities
 2016 Law Conference and AGM

 Conference Reminders:

 IBA 2015 Annual Conference
 IBA November Conference
 FIDIC Africa Contract User’s Conference

LAZ POLICY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

A member’s needs assessment survey on the development of LAZ policies was conducted. The association has embarked on an exercise to develop institutional policies and manuals to guide the operations of the association and also improve the Association’s corporate governance mechanisms and systems. Questionnaires were dropped to various law firms and institutions. Institutions that have not received any will be visited this week and may these questionnaires be returned to the secretariat by close of day Friday, 18th September, 2015.

NOMINATION OPPORTUNITIES! REPRESENT LAZ!

The Association has received the following requests for nomination of members of LAZ to sit on the various under listed bodies.
Members interested in sitting on any of the said bodies 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).

SOS Village
 Requests for two nominees to sit on its board
Survey Control Board
 Requests a nominee for appointment to the Survey Control Board by the Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.
Qualification Requirements:
 10 years standing;
 A person who in the opinion of the Judicial Service Commission has sufficient; knowledge of and experience in tax matters;
 Members resident in Lusaka are preferred.
Deadline for receipt of submissions is midday 17th Sept, 2015.
Kindly contact the Secretariat for further details.

CPD TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

The next scheduled CPD Trainings will be held on the following dates:
Law Firm Management Training: Tuesday, 29th September, 2015 at the Cresta Golf-view in Lusaka and Wednesday, 30th September, 2015 at the Moba Hotel on the Copperbelt.
Lusaka Copperbelt
Cost for Early Reg. (on/Before 21.9.15) K2,000.00 K1,600.00
Cost for Late Reg. (Between 22 to 25.9.15) K2,200.00 K1,800.00
Venue: Cresta Golf View Moba Hotel
Main Facilitator: Mr. Hermann J. F. Knott,
Convenor, IBA Law Firm Management Committee
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Commercial Law Training: October, 2015 on the Copperbelt – details will be shared with you next week
Cost: TBA
Venue: Cresta Golfview for Lusaka and for Copperbelt TBA
Main Facilitator:
Deadline for applications: Open!! TBA
Late Registration: TBA
2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND LAW CONFERENCE

The 2016 LAZ Law Conference and Annual General Meeting are scheduled to be held from 14th to 16th, April, 2016 in Livingstone. The Theme for the Law Conference is “Back to the Basics – Access to Justice and the Legal Profession.”
Registration will Open Soon.

CONFERENCE REMINDERS

INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION AFRICAN REGIONAL FORUM
Take notice that there will be a Conference organised by the IBA African Regional Forum and the Law Association of Zambia, supported by the SADC Lawyers’ Association, the Corporate and M & A Law Committee, the Law Firm Management Committee, the Human Rights Institute, the Securities Law Committee, the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law, the Banking Law Committee, the Arbitration Committee, the Litigation Committee and the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee of the IBA from Wednesday, 18th – Friday, 20th November, 2015 at the Zambezi Sun Hotel in Livingstone, Zambia.
Kindly find attached herewith the detailed IBA ARF programme for your attention.
Note that registration for the Conference is still open.
Find below herewith account details for your payments:
ACCOUNT DETAILS
Dollar
Account name : Law Association of Zambia IBA
Bank : Stanbic Bank
Branch : Mulungushi
Currency : Dollar
Account number : 0240030529401
Swift code : SBICZMLX
Sort code : 040015
Kwacha
Account Name : Law Association of Zambia IBA
Bank : Stanbic Bank
Branch : Mulungushi Branch
Account Number : 0140030529402
Currency : Kwacha
Swift Code : SBICZMLX
Sort Code : 040015

REMINDER – THE IBA 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The IBA 2015 Annual Conference is taking place at Austria Centre, in Vienna, Austria from 4-9 October 2015. Registration is still open.
For further information on this and other IBA conferences and meetings visit the IBA website – http://www.ibanet.org
REMINDER – FIDIC AFRICA CONTRACT USER’S CONFERENCE

Be informed that we received correspondence on the FIDIC Africa Contract User’s Conference to be held from 12th to 15th October, 2015 at the Zambezi Sun Resort, Livingstone, Zambia (see attached advert for your attention)

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