Where Will You Be In 10 Years?

When I asked myself this question a couple of years ago, I was horrified to find that I had no answer; other than that I would still be married to my amazing husband and that we would have breakfast together before he left for work. This threw me into a mild panic for surely I [...]

Promoting Responsible Business Practices in Kenya: The Role of In-house Counsel

Advocates for International Development (A4ID), the East Africa Law Society (EALS) and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) recently hosted a joint training webinar on the topic of responsible business for in-house counsel in Kenya. Held on 11 June 2020 and chaired by Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID’s Chief Executive, the webinar speakers included Hanningtone Amol, the [...]

Pace of Regional Integration: Is EAC Meeting its Growth Vision?

  Pace of Regional Integration: Is EAC Meeting its Growth Vision? The East African Community has made tremendous steps to become one of the most economically, socially and politically integrated blocs in Africa. This has been witnessed in terms of trade and commercial activity integration, regional infrastructure development, production integration, free movement of people and [...]

Keynote Address (Africa Continental Free Trade Area)- Dr. Donald Kaberuka

Remarks on the 23rd East Africa Law Society Annual Conference ,Mombasa,Kenya on November 30th,2018. THERE IS A TIME FOR EVERYTHING:THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA Dr. DONALD KABERUKA A.U HIGH REPRESENTATIVE FOR FINANCING THE UNION & PEACE FUND,FORMER PRESIDENT, AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK & FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN, SOUTHBRIDGE Thank you and Good Morning. It is a pleasure to [...]

Retooling the Legal Profession

Redefining the Legal Practice Landscape in the Region: East Africa Law Society from the Lens of an Insider by Hanningtone Amol There is a certainly a wave of change blowing across the legal profession in the region. Driven by digitization and regional policies, the conduct of commerce in the region continues to go borderless each [...]

LANDSCAPE, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN EAST AFRICA

LANDSCAPE, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN EAST AFRICA by Richard Mugisha (President East Africa Law Society - 2016/2018) {A Keynote Address delivered at the 5th Annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) on 29th September 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda} Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the Land of a Thousand Hills. [...]