The East Africa Law Society Young Lawyers Forum is an arm of EALS dedicated to providing a unique set of regional opportunities and services to young legal professionals in the region. Young lawyers that fall into this category and are therefore eligible to enjoy its benefits are those that are 35 years and below as well as those with less than three years of active legal practice in their respective bar associations. As long as one meets these qualifications, then membership to the EALS Young Lawyers Forum is automatic.
Members of the EALS YLF enjoy among others, discounted membership services, get an opportunity to participate in the Society's governance, get discounted continuous legal education training opportunities, get opportunities to network and build professional linkages as well as the opportunity to offer their skills and knowledge for the service of the profession and the public.
Projects initiated under the Young Lawyers Forum are geared towards:
The current EALS YLF Committee headed by Ms. HarrietteChiggai is the governing body of this Forum and has representatives from all the six bar associations across East Africa.