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The Law Society of Namibia Council 2014 - 2015

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Top - Nolan Swart (President), Beatrix Greyvenstein (Vice-President), Alwyn Harmse & Ingrid Husselmann
Bottom - Roman Maasdorp, Saima Nambina, Dee Sauls & Carol Williams

Election of International Bar Association Officers

Deidre-Sauls   At the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Tokyo held during October 2014, the IBA Council met and elected new office bearers.

Mrs Deidre Sauls (Past President and Councillor of the Law Society of Namibia) was elected as one of the Bar Issues Commission (BIC) Officers. In addition to her general duties as BIC Officer, she will also be responsible for communications in Africa and Europe.

For more details on the IBA elections see here

International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives

Retha-lilace   At the IILACE annual meeting held in Cape Town during November new Executive Committee was elected. 

Mrs Retha Steinmann (Past and Present Director of the Law Society of Namibia) was elected as Secretary / Treasurer of the IILACE Executive Committee for a two-year term.

For more details on the IILACE annual meeting see here

JP Karuaihe Trust Fund Excellence Award Winners

JPK-Trust-2014-1   The 8th annual JP Karuaihe Trust Fund Excellence Award winners have been announced. They are Sune de Klerk (Best LLB Final Year Student 2013), Daneala Beukes (Best JTC Student 2013), the Legal Assistance Centre and the Office of the Ombudsman.

Find out more about the Trust and the Awards here

Law Society bursary recipients for 2014

student-1 As part of its policy to promote the education of candidates to gain entry to the legal profession, the Law Society with the assistance of the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund and the Namibian Legal Practitioners’ Trust awarded nine bursaries for 2014. See the recipients, here...
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