oa De Rebus - The 18th Commonwealth Law Conference : feature
|Article Title||The 18th Commonwealth Law Conference : feature|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Author||Kim Hawkey and Mapula Sedutla|
|Publication Date||Jun 2013|
|Pages||16 - 24|
The 18th Commonwealth Law Conference, which took place in South Africa for the first time from 14 to 18 April, brought over 900 Chief Justices, judges, lawyers, legal academics and others in legal-related fields to Cape Town to focus on current trends under the theme 'Common challenges - common solutions: Commonwealth, commerce and ubuntu'.
De Rebus editor Kim Hawkey and deputy editor Mapula Sedutla prepared this report on the conference. International keynote speakers opened the conference each day, followed by a total of 48 panel sessions (with over 175 speakers) divided into four streams, namely:
- Corporate and commercial law.
- Legal and judicial profession.
- Constitutionalism, human rights and the rule of law.
- Contemporary legal topics.
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