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

SAVE THE DATE:24th and 25 May 2017 The 50th anniversary of United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) will be celebrated at a colloquium in Yaounde (CAMEROON)

The 50th anniversary of United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) will be celebrated at a colloquium in Yaounde (CAMEROON) on 24 and 25 May 2017. The colloquium “UNCITRAL AT 50 AND ARBITRATION IN AFRICA” will be held under the distinguished patronage of the Government of Cameroon and with the support of the APAA.   Mr. […]

SAVE THE DATE: 5 to 8 JULY 2017 PALU Annual Conference and Triennial General Assembly

Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni& Maharani You are cordially invited to PALU’s 8th Annual Conference, the leading platform for African lawyers, bringing together distinguished Lawyers and Lawyers’ Associations as well as Law firms, Human Rights and Good Governance Professionals. This year, PALU will also be holding its Triennial General Assembly, which will oversee the election of […]

RÉSERVEZ LES DATES: du 5 au 8 Juillet 2017 Conférence Annuelle et Assemblée générale triennale du PALU

Lieu: Southern Sun Elangeni& Maharani Nous vous invitons à notre 8ème conférence annuelle, la Conférence des juristes d’Afrique, qui réunit d’éminents juristes et des associations de juristes de toute l’Afrique ainsi que des invités de part le monde, des professionnels des droits de l’homme et de la bonne  gouvernance. Cette année, PALU tiendra également son […]

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 […]