PALU is the umbrella association of African lawyers and Law Societies. It brings together the continent’s five regional and fifty-four national Lawyers’ Associations, as well as individual lawyer-members. Learn more

Press Release: The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL), Association of Muslim Lawyers UK (AML) and the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) Condemns President Trump’s Extreme Vetting Order as a Form of Ethnic and Religious Profiling which Discriminates Against Muslim-Majority Countries

Three leading human rights organisations utterly and in no uncertain terms condemn the executive order signed by President Trump on Friday 29th January 2017, disturbingly and perhaps deliberately, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “As organisations committed to upholding human rights and the international rule of law for all, we whole heartedly denounce the decision made to […]

Communiqué de presse: La Société des avocats noirs – Society of Black Lawyers (SBL), L’Association des avocats musulmans du RU – Association of Muslim Lawyers UK (AML) et l’Union panafricaine des avocats (UPA/PALU) condamnent le décret de contrôle extrême du Président Trump en lequel elles voient une forme de profilage discriminatoire ethnique et religieux contre les pays à majorité musulmane

Trois éminentes organisations de défense des droits de l’homme condamnent très fermement et sans détour le décret qu’a signé le Président Trump, de manière inquiétante et peut-être délibérée, le vendredi 29 janvier 2017, jour de la commémoration de la journée internationale dédiée à la mémoire des victimes de l’Holocauste. « En tant qu’organisations engagées à […]

Press Release: SBL, PALU and ACC Join Hands in Enriching Legal Practice for Diaspora & African Lawyers, Solicitors, Barristers and Law Students through Internships in Africa, UK and USA

Arusha, Tanzania, On 25 January 2017, the Society of Black Lawyers (SBL), the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) and the Coalition for an Effective African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights   (ACC) have joined hands in providing opportunities to African and Diaspora lawyers and law students to enrich their experience through internships in Africa, UK […]

Communiqué de presse : Partenariat entre SBL, PALU et ACC en vue du renforcement des pratiques juridiques à l’attention des juristes africains du continent et de la diaspora, des notaires, des avocats, ainsi que des étudiants en droit à travers des stages en Afrique, au Royaume-Uni et aux États-Unis d’Amérique

Le 25 janvier 2017 à Arusha, en Tanzanie, la Société des avocats noirs (Society of Black Lawyers) (SBL), l’ Union panafricaine des avocats (PALU) et la Coalition pour une Cour africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples efficace  (ACC) ont joint leurs efforts pour offrir aux juristes africains du Continent et de la diaspora […]

PRESS RELEASE: “Put Your Money Where Your Mouths Are”- Citizens Tell State Parties to the African Anti-Corruption Convention

“Put your money where your mouths are”- citizens tell state parties to the African Anti-Corruption Convention December 15, 2016-Arusha, as the world celebrated International Anti-Corruption Day, over 75 individuals representing African social movements including youth and faith based organisations, civil society organisations, the academia and research institutions, members of parliament, government officials, African constitutional bodies, […]