International Bar Association Conference

Building on the Foundations for a Successful Future: Economic development and the rule of law in Africa
18–20 November 2015 Avani Victoria Falls Resort, Livingstone, Zambia
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
Topics include: • The state of constitutionalism and the rule of law in Africa • Developing your practice and improving competitiveness of law firms in Africa • Inward investment in Africa – discussion of the issues • Recent developments in the relationship between business and human rights • Improving your service to your corporate clients – what your in-house counsel really wants? • Mergers and acquisitions across Africa • Capital markets • Key elements of advising financers, contractors and owners in major infrastructure projects • The role of alternative dispute resolution and judicial case management in the administration of justice • Bar Leaders’ Day focussing on achieving excellence in Africa – the Bar Association’s responsibility to improve the profession • Young Lawyers’ Training Day – fundamentals of international legal business practice
Who should attend? Lawyers, both private and in-house, judges, bar leaders, policy makers and others interested in legal developments in Africa.

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Zambia, Africa women in law 2015 programme

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