30th LAWASIA Conference

18 - 21 September 2017 | Tokyo, Japan 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

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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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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Colombo Declaration

August 13, 2016 Sri Lanka Declaration
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Current and upcoming events

LAWASIA Risk Management & Professional Indemnity Insurance Conference 2017

15 - 16 June 2017 Hong Kong SAR Read more

30th LAWASIA Conference

18 - 21 September 2017 Tokyo | Japan Read more
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