LAZ Press Statement Dated 3rd November 2017 on the Threatening Statements Made Against the Judiciary by the Republican President

As one of the three arms of government, the judiciary is an integral part of Zambia’s democracy, ensuring checks and balances on adherence to the rule of law and constitutionalism in the country. The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is therefore alarmed by statements made by the Republican President, Mr. …

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OASIS FORUM Statement: Celebrating Laura Miti And The Rights And Responsibilities of Being a Citizen

Several days ago, Laura Miti and several others were arrested for demonstrating outside the Zambian Parliament, demanding accountability for the US$42 million spent on forty-two fire trucks. A brave act, some would say foolhardy in the face of a request from the police not to go ahead with the protest. …

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Speech by the Law Association of Zambia President at the Valedictory for the Late Africa Bruce Munyama on 30th May, 2017

My Lord, the Deputy Chief Justice, Justice Marvin Mwanamwambwa, my Lords and Ladies of the Supreme Court, Constitutional Court, Court of Appeal and High Court here present; the bereaved family, the learned Solicitor-General, State Counsel, Senior Counsel, learned members of the Law Association of Zambia, may I simply say fellow …

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Remarks by Ms. Kasonde, President of LAZ Delivered at the Breakfast Meeting for Parliamentarians to Celebrate the Achievements of the National Legal Aid Clinic for Women in the Provision of Legal Aid Services in Zambia at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel on 11th May, 2017

The Law Association of Zambia is pleased that you could join us this morning to celebrate with the National Legal Aid Clinic for Women in its achievements in providing legal aid representation to vulnerable women and children. The National Legal Aid Clinic for Women was established in 1990 by the …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 5th April 2017 On The Implications Of The Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order 2017, Statutory Instrument No. 6 Of 2017

Following the publication of the Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order, Statutory Instrument No. 6 of 2017 (”the SI”), members of the Remuneration Committee and the LAZ Secretariat have received a number of queries from Legal Practitioners in whether the fees indicated in the SI are expressed in Kwacha denomination/currency or fee …

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Clarification On The Scale Fees In The Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order, Statutory Instrument No. 6 Of 2017

The above subject matter refers. Following the publication of the Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order, Statutory Instrument No.6 of 2017 (”the SI” ), members of the Remuneration Committee and indeed the Secretariat, have received a number of queries from Legal Practitioners on whether the fees indicated in the SI are expressed …

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Malawi Law Society Solidarity Statement On The Siege Of Offices Of The Law Society Of Zambia (LAZ) In Lusaka, Zambia On Friday, 3rd March 2017

The Malawi Law Society has noted with grave concern and profound shock the occurrence of a politically motivated siege of offices of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). The siege is an unacceptable act of intimidation, hindrance, harassment and improper interference with the LAZ’s ability to perform its professional functions, …

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