Curtains Close on 21st Annual Conference and General Meeting

Curtains closed on the 21st Annual Conference and General Meeting of the East Africa Law Society with the election of a new Executive Council headed by renown Rwandan lawyer - Mr. Richard Mugisha.

The elections, and subsequent symbolic handover ceremony, brought to a close two days of networking, business development and learning for East Africa's legal professionals who gathered at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center in Dar es salaam on November 25th and 26th 2016.

Preceded by the inaugural Young Lawyers' Conference and the 6th Leading Law Firms' Forum, the a key takeaway from the event was the vital role lawyers can play in advancing the business competitiveness of the region through increased participation in the democratic processes within their respective countries.

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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.

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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.

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