The Commonwealth Regional Law Conference 2010 will take place in Abuja, Nigeria, April 8-11.
This conference is the first CLA regional meeting and follows a decision taken by the Council in 2008 to organise an event to focus on a specific region in the year in which no Commonwealth Law Conference is due to take place. The theme of the conference is The 21st Century Lawyer: Present Challenges & Future Skills and the two programme streams will focus on Human Rights & the Rule of Law and Corporate & Commercial Law with an emphasis on issues of importance within the host country and wider region. The sessions will offer practical training which will provide and further develop the legal skills of those attending, in addition to providing the usual networking opportunities and exciting social programme. It is anticipated that the regional conference will primarily be attended by lawyers from the host jurisdiction and the immediate neighbouring countries.