The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has won a bid to host the 21st Commonwealth Law Conference slated for April 2019.

And LAZ president Linda Kasonde said her association was delighted to have been selected to host the event which takes place every two years.

“The Law Association of Zambia is delighted to have been selected for the opportunity to host this prestigious conference. Delegates to the conference can expect warm Zambian hospitality, a magnificent setting and a truly world class conference,” stated Kasonde.

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) announced the development, saying the by-annual even which will be held in Livingstone would delight its over 1,000 delegates.

“The Commonwealth Lawyers Association president R. Santhanakrishnan said: “CLA are delighted to be bringing the conference to Zambia in conjunction with the Law Association of Zambia and I am confident this will be an extremely popular destination for our membership. I look forward to welcoming you all to the conference in April 2019.”

LAZ is one of the CLA’s oldest institutional members and was involved in the transformation of the Commonwealth Legal Bureau to the Commonwealth Lawyers Association in 1986. In 1990 Dr Rodger Chongwe SC became the first Zambian President of the CLA.

The conference will be held in Livingstone, Zambia, on the doorstep of the magnificent Victoria Falls, from 14-18 April, 2019.