WELCOME to the website of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association
The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) fosters and promotes high standards of legal education in the Commonwealth. Founded in 1971, it is a Commonwealth-wide body with regional Chapters and Committees in South Asia, Southern Africa, West Africa, the Caribbean and the UK.
A pilot virtual workshop will take place on 18 April 2018, on the theme “Online mooting – how can students participate remotely?”
The next CLEA Conference for 2019 and the 2019 Moot, will be announced shortly.
CLEA are pleased to announce that the seventh Commonwealth law student essay competition will open soon. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of first, second and third places. The winning entry will also be published in the Newsletter of the Commonwealth Legal Education and may also be published in the Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education.
The Association works with the Commonwealth and three other Commonwealth professional organisations: the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, on the development of the Latimer House Guidelines for the Commonwealth.
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