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  • UIA - 60th congress

    Budapest - Hungary

    October 28 - November 1, 2016



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  • Relive the highlights of the #UIAValencia 2015 Congress

    by viewing the short film made in Valencia on the occasion of the 59th edition of our annual meeting.

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  • 7th Jacques Leroy International Prize

    Are you a law student under 30?

    Participate in Jacques Leroy International Prize and join the UIA in Budapest for its anual congress. #UIALeroy


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  • You and the UIA. Why?


    Discover the Reason Why Legal Professionals from Around the World Join the UIA. 


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  • 2016 Events Calendar

    Save the date for our events taking place in 2016.

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Human rights


Murder of Human Rights Lawyer Willie Kimani

File opened on September 13, 2016 - Last update on September 13, 2016

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Let us get mobilised and rally for lawyers in Honduras! Sign our on-line petition!

File opened on September 09, 2016 - Last update on September 09, 2016

The UIA Supports the 2016 Day of the Endangered Lawyer. Join us!
To take action in favor of Honduran Lawyers:    - Sign our on-line petition!!! ( available here) - Join the support movement on January 22, 2016 [  ]

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The legal profession worldwide


Profound Concern about the Recently‐proposed Changes to the Legal Profession Act of 1976 (the “LPA”)

Last update on September 13, 2016

At the end of May 2016, the President of the Malaysian Bar, Mr. Stephen Thiru, indicated that the government of Malaysia proposed several changes to the Legal Profession Act of 1976 (the “LPA”). The proposed amendments are scheduled to be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat during the next Parliamentary session from October to November 2016. President Thiru alerted to the potential dangers these amendments posed to the independence of the Bar.  Among the proposed changes:
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Recent documents

  • Barreau du Québec: Code de déontologie des avocats

    Online since August 25, 2016

  • Federation of Law Societies of Canada: Model Code of Professional Conduct

    Online since August 25, 2016

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