30th LAWASIA Conference

18 - 21 September 2017 | Tokyo, Japan Read More

The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific

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

Statement of Continuing Concern regarding the Treatment of Lawyers in China

May 26, 2017 China Statement
Formal statement in response to reported violations of the human rights of lawyers in China, and the apparent lack of progress on this issue since LAWASIA released a related statement on 21 July 2015.
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LAWASIA Alert: Scam Warning

July 21, 2017
The Secretariat has been advised of fraudulent activity involving the impersonation of LAWASIA staff.
The reported scammer has posed as a representative of LAWASIA in order to request money from targeted individuals, and has produced a business card bearing the LAWASIA logo.
The scammer is not affiliated with LAWASIA and is using the LAWASIA name and logo for purposes that are wholly unauthorised.
LAWASIA has informed the relevant authorities. If you encounter suspicious activity relating to LAWASIA, we ask that you report the conduct to the LAWASIA Secretariat immediately at lawasia@lawasia.asn.au.
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2017 United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme - Call for applications

October 31, 2016 Netherlands News
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Response to Terrorist Attack on Lawyers in Mardan, Pakistan

September 5, 2016 Pakistan Statement
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Current and upcoming events

30th LAWASIA Conference

18 - 21 September 2017 Tokyo | Japan Read more

Breakfast Forum - FDI in the Asia Pacific: a LAWASIA Perspective

9 October 2017 Sydney | Australia Read more
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