Upcoming MRA Seminars

Following similar trainings held last year with the Uganda Law Society and the Tanganyika Law Society, the EALS has once again partnered with the International Trade Centre to undertake trainings on Mutual Recognition Agreements for legal professionals belonging to the Burundi Bar Association, the Rwanda Bar Association and the Law Society of Kenya.

Much like the previous ones, this year's seminars will cover the legal and policy framework for the EAC Common Market and how this affects legal services.The seminars will go on to consider the format, implementation and impact of the MRA for local lawyers, in addition to dealing with the issues, challenges and opportunities that it MRA presents.



EALS Spotlight

Our Programmes

The purpose of our programs is to develop an overarching and shared vision for EALS and establish priorities that will guide us in programming, decision-making and allocation of resources.

The EALS works under four thematic focus areas of:

Institutional Development

Professional Development 

Regional Intergration 

Public Interest Advocacy 

Publications & Law Reports

EALS produces a wide variety of publications, covering many aspects of legal practice. Our books are published both by EALS and in cooperation with major regional publishers on current issues in legal practice.

Dispute Settlement under the Customs Union by Paul Mwebesa.

Highlights on the East African Customs Law by Nicholas Kanabahita.

East African Community Customs Union Rules of Origin by Mr.Kamajugo.

Implementation of the Protocol,

Upcoming Events


Member Law Societies


EALS Opportunities

We are always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team.

Other Opportunities

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