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

Call for Papers: Implementation of the African Union Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption- AUCPCC

The Multi Sectoral Working Group on Combatting Corruption – East Africa Region invites submissions of papers on the implementation of the AUCPCC; the opportunities available to state parties, the challenges that impede adoption and effective implementation as well as  best approaches to adaptation and moving the Convention from intended policy to actual practice. The objective […]

Invitation to Participate in PALU’s 7th Annual Conference on 12-15 October 2016 at Nairobi, Kenya

The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) welcomes you to Nairobi for its 7th Annual Conference, Africa’s foremost Lawyers’ conference bringing together Africa’s distinguished Lawyers and Lawyers’ Associations as well as Law firms, Human Rights and Good Governance Professionals. Special Endowment Members (SEM) and Life members (LM) will enjoy free conference attendance this year as they […]

L’Union panafricaine des avocats  (PALU) se fera le plaisir de vous accueillir à Nairobi pour sa 7ème conférence annuelle, la Conférence des avocats d’Afrique, qui réunit d’éminents avocats et des associations d’avocats de toute l’Afrique ainsi que des cabinets d’avocats, des professionnels des droits de l’homme et de la bonne gouvernance. Les membres du fonds […]

PRESS RELEASE: TLS Statement on the Arrest of Advocate Shilinde Ngalula while in the Course of Performing His Duties as an Officer of the Court

On 22 July 2016, Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) issued a statement following the arrest of Advocate Shilinde Ngalula (hereinafter Mr. Ngalula). Mr. Ngalula was temporarily detained and questioned while undertaking his duties as an Advocate in Loliondo District whilst representing his client.He was detained and questioned regarding allegations of community incitement and espionage. It has been established beyond doubt that […]