Author Archives: Michael Bromby

Visit to GIALS

Patricia McKellar, Joint CLEA General Secretary, visited the Ghana Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (GIALS) in Accra, Ghana in February. GIALS was established in 2006 with the express purpose of furthering human development by widening access to quality legal education, … Continue reading

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CLA Finance and Banking Master Workshop 2016

This is a new concept in further education by the Commonwealth Lawyers Association in a series of small events bringing international expertise to your local jurisdiction. The Workshop will cover a variety of topics such as the 4th EU Directive … Continue reading

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Ed O’Brien International Street Law Best Practices Conference 2016

A Conference to Honour Ed O’Brien and Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the First International Street Law Programme established at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (formerly the University of Natal), South Africa 1-3 APRIL 2016 (to be preceded by a three … Continue reading

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SA Government fail to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan for crimes against humanity

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned that the South African Government ignored a North Gauteng High Court interim order preventing President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Law Lecture: Ghana 2015

In March 2015 the West Africa Chapter of CLEA held their first Commonwealth Law lecture. This is part of a series of such lectures held in our Chapters around the Commonwealth and was organised by the CLEA representative Israel Ackah. … Continue reading

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Moot Report from Glasgow 2015

The fourteenth Commonwealth Moot was held in Glasgow, United Kingdom, from 12th April to 15th April 2015 in conjunction with the 19th Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC). The winners of the 2015 Moot were the Canadian Team, Samuel Greene (Senior Counsel), … Continue reading

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Statement on the arrest warrant for the Chief Justice of Swaziland, Justice Mathealira Michael Ramodibedi and the arrest of Justices Simelane and Annadale

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned about the manner in which the recent arrest warrants issued against the Chief Justice Mathealira Michael Ramodibedi and Justices … Continue reading

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Conference Report from Glasgow 2015

The 2015 conference was organised by Michael Bromby (CLEA General Secretary, Glasgow Caledonian University) and was hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University in Glasgow, Scotland.  It ran from Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th April 2015, attended by keynote speakers Prof Justice … Continue reading

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Glasgow Workshop: Interactive teaching methods

The workshop was organised by David McQuoid-Mason, Patricia McKellar and Helena Whalen-Bridge as an informal pre-conference workshop for conference delegates. Delegates attended from several jurisdictions around the Commonwealth, and were joined by members of GCU-LEAD, the Learning Enhancement and Academic Development … Continue reading

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A View Of The Commonwealth Mooting Competition

It is fair to say that, when I entered the Oxford Brookes University mooting competition, I did not have my eye on a flight to Cape Town. The aim was simply to gain a little experience of advocacy ‘on my … Continue reading

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