LAWASIA IP and Technology Conference

17 - 18 November 2016 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Read More

Who we are

LAWASIA is an international organisation of lawyers’ associations, individual lawyers, judges, legal academics, and others who focus on the interests and concerns of the legal profession in the Asia Pacific region. LAWASIA facilitates its members’ participation in the most dynamic economic region in the world. Since its inception in 1966, LAWASIA has built an enviable reputation among lawyers, business people and governments, both within and outside the region, as a committed, productive and genuinely representative organisation.

Through its linkage to over 40 member organisations, LAWASIA has exposure to a collective membership of over 1 million lawyers worldwide.  This broad network facilitates relationships in the legal community across the region.

Recent Updates

Response to terrorist attack on lawyers in Pakistan

August 11, 2016 Pakistan Statement
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POLA statement of conern over recent development in Turkey

July 21, 2016 Turkey Statement
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Open letter to the Malaysian Prime Minister

June 27, 2016 Malaysia News
Open letter expressing the significant concern in relation to the Malaysian government’s intentions to pass amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) 
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Concern over arrests of Turkish lawyers

March 22, 2016 Turkey Statement
Concern over arrests of Turkish lawyers
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Joint Declaration of Commitment On the Development and Promotion of The Field of Business and Human Rights within the Legal Profession

December 21, 2015 Switzerland Declaration
LAWASIA has signed a joint agreement on Business and Human Rights
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Separation between police and military - Fiji

December 1, 2015 Fiji Statement
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Current and upcoming events

LAWASIA IP Technology Conference 2016

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