Commonwealth Lawyers Association appoints new president

June 29th, 2015

LSSA News - CLA photo

David Bekker (right), who represents the Law Society of South Africa on the council of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), together with Upul Jayasuriya, President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, who was awarded the Second Commonwealth Law Conference Rule of Law Award at the CLA conference in Glasgow, Scotland in April this year. With them is Alex Ward (left), who was elected President of the CLA for the next two years.

Compiled by Barbara Whittle, communication manager, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2015 (July) DR 24.