Representative body of lawyers, 
law societies and bar associations. 



LAZ Press Statement 3 March 2017 on the attack on the Law Association of Zambia and the independence of the law profession

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is deeply saddened by the protests against LAZ at the LAZ Secretariat by unknown cadres this afternoon. The attack appears to be an attempt to intimidate LAZ from performing its statutory mandate. Fortunately, no property was damaged and no one was injured and we applaud the Zambia Police for their quick intervention to secure the safety of our members of staff.

Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) Statement on the Siege of the Law Association of Zambia’s (LAZ) Offices in Lusaka, Zambia on Friday 3 March 2017

The Southern African Lawyers Development Community Association (SADC LA) has learnt with a deep sense of shock and regret of the staging of a politically motivated march and siege of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). The march and siege of the Bar Association’s offices in broad daylight is the height of assault on the rule of law and independence of the legal profession in Zambia, the Region and beyond.