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An Authoritative and Representative Voice

The SADCLA is a voluntary association made up of law societies, bar associations and individual lawyers from the 15 member Southern African region.


The organization was formed in 1999 at an inaugural meeting that was held by SADC regional lawyers in Maputo, Mozambique. Since its formation, the organization has been involved in numerous activities at the regional and international levels to strengthen, defend and advance the rule of law in the SADC region and beyond.

Furthering the Interests of the Legal Profession

Strengthening, defending and advancing the rule of law.
The General Meeting is the governing body of SADC-LA.
To have elections that allow for free expression of citizens.
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Latest SADC-LA Events and Articles

SADC Lawyers’ Association Commercial Law Training

On the 5th of June 2024 there is the SADC-LA Commercial Law Training...

Regional Construction Law Symposium

From the 20th to the 21st of May 2024, the SADC-LA Regional Construction...

SADC Lawyers’ Association Regional Probono Forum

SADC-LA Regional Probono Forum will take place from the 17-19 April in Zanzibar,...