The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)

PALU is the premier continental forum of and for lawyers and lawyers’ associations in Africa.

Established in 2002 to reflect the aspirations and concerns of the African people and to promote and defend their shared interests, PALU brings together the continent’s regional and national lawyers’ associations, and over 1,000 individual lawyers.

Members of PALU are lawyers, professionals and institutions from various areas of legal practice and professionals that adhere to our vision of seeing a united, just and prosperous Africa, built on the rule of law and good governance.

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PALU files a Request for an Advisory Opinion

The #PanAfricanLawyersUnion (PALU) has today Tuesday 02 June 2020, filed a Request for an Advisory Opinion before the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights' on the guarantees for the effective protection of the right to participate in Government in Africa. It is...

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Case on Malawian Activist Charles Kajoloweka

African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights has just announced that it has granted interim Orders staying the enforcement of punitive orders of Costs in a case filed by Pan African Lawyers Union - PALU on behalf of Malawian Activist Charles Kajoloweka. The interim...

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Court Hearing on the Burundi Case Appeal

COURT HEARING ON THE BURUNDI CASE APPEAL, CHALLENGING THE ELECTION OF THE 4TH EALA SPEAKER, ARISING FROM THE 2nd JULY 2019 JUDGMENT FROM THE 1ST INSTANCE DIVISION OF THE EACJ Pan African Lawyers Union - PALU were at the #EACJ Appellant Division earlier today, for a...

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EACJ dismisses the appeal by the Attorney General of Burundi

East African Court Of Justice dismisses the appeal by the Attorney General of Burundi that challenged the election of the 4th EALA Speaker, with...

PALU files a Request for an Advisory Opinion

The #PanAfricanLawyersUnion (PALU) has today Tuesday 02 June 2020, filed a Request for an Advisory Opinion before the African Court on Human and...

Health v Wealth in the times of Corona

As we continue to face these unprecedented times of COVID19, how can our governments do better? Let's talk about Health and the Economic crisis.Join...

Letter from the PALU president on COVID-19

Esteemed Members and Colleagues, “The greatest glory in living is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Nelson Mandela I write to you...

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