Lawyers Against Poverty – New Director

Lawyers Against Poverty is delighted to announce that it is now an independent charity and welcomes Emma Lough as its new Director  As LAP moves into its next phase, we want to take this opportunity to thank our members for their support of our work as Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty… Read more

COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights: a discussion with Oxfam.  Tuesday 21 July 2020, 1900-2030.  Free webinar.

Join LAP for a discussion with Oxfam around COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights. The Covid-19 pandemic has already cost hundreds of thousands of lives and could also force millions into poverty.  The impacts of the virus – and the response to it – are disproportionately affecting disadvantaged people… Read more

LAP Land Rights Free Webinar: Lawyers, Land Transactions and Human Rights. Tuesday 16 June 2020, 1900-2015

Join LAP for a discussion on the impacts of agricultural investments on human rights and the responsibility of lawyers advising on such transactions Lawyers advising on agricultural investments have duties to advise their clients not only about the transactions in question, but also on the responsibility of business to prevent,… Read more

Report on Grant to Support Nairobi Strategic Litigation Conference – October 2019

Report on Grant to Support Nairobi Strategic Litigation Conference – October 2019 Members will remember voting to support the inaugural conference in Nairobi on ‘Strategic Legal Mechanisms for Delivering Social and Economic Justice in Africa’ last October. The conference ran for 3 days at the University of Nairobi as a… Read more