Sunday, 6 September 2020

AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (AfBA): How to Become A Member or to Renew Your Membership; Benefits of Membership




ENJOY UNIQUE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES


• Gain access to a network of over 55,000 lawyers in over 60 jurisdictions from the Africa’s leading law firms

• Select from over 30 specialist committees and regional forums to build expertise in your specialized field

• Generate business from new contacts and build your network of lawyers to do business within the African region

• Attend the biggest leading legal conferences in cities around Africa

• Discounted rate on attendance at over 8 AFBA conferences worldwide each year

• Discuss hot topics and keep up-to-date with the latest developments – while earning your quota of GPD, CLE points

• Attend the AFBA annual conference – the African continents biggest international conference for lawyers, unrivaled in scope and opportunities

 (visit:https://www.afribar.org/join-the-afba/membership-benefits)


YOU GET INVOLVED

• Have your voice heard – Be part of the debate on Penal and regional law reform and make your contribution to the advancement of cross-border law practice

• Gain exclusive access to online resources available to members only

• Access the AFBA’s leading publications, newsletters and journals online

• Learn about key developments, new legislation and real world issues faced each day within the African region through our series of magazines and journals

• Use our huge online library of news analysis, articles, film and informed opinions on all legal specializations

• Support about 30 specialist conference each year within the major African cities throughout African region

• Reflecting the breadth of practice areas, professional interest and global scope of the association
Apart from the opportunities that these conferences create for unparalleled international networking and long lasting friendships, attending the AFBA conference is a great way of meeting your professional development requirement and improving in your chosen area of specialization.
Details of the forthcoming AFBA events can be found on the www.afribar.org/events page.


FURTHER BENEFITS

  1. Access to African Legal Fraternity and networking opportunities with over 2,000 Lawyers;
  2. Opportunity to obtain referrals from Clients with in and outside Africa and from international Groups affiliated or in partnership with Afba:
  3. Reduced Conference fees for Afba and Partners across the Globe and access to conference literature;
  4. Access to African Legal systems and Literature;
  5. Access to African Business entrepreneurs coordinated by  the Afba Business round-table Committee;
  6. Limitless tourism opportunities;
  7. Recommendations  to obtain international travel documents and Business;
  8. Improved Law practice through Continuing Legal Education and opportunities to Speak at Conferences, seminars and international meeting;
  9. Opportunity to partake in the Afba international pension plan, insurance Scheme;
  10. Listing in the African Bar List of practicing Lawyers and Law firms in Africa et


CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP

There are various types of Membership Categories:


a. Full Membership
b. Associate Membership


FULL MEMBERSHIP

Full Membership includes membership of the AFBA and two (2) committees from the Legal practice division and the SPPID. Full membership also allows for membership of the sub-regional Forum. Any additional committee in both division or sub regional fora can be purchased at USD $25 (Twenty Five Dollars) or at local currency equivalent.


ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

General Membership includes membership of one committee and one sub-regional forum of the AFBA. Any additional committee in the LPD or SPPID or sub-regional forum can be purchased at USD $25 (Twenty five dollars). Membership shall be open to any member of AFBA subject to satisfactory completion of a membership application form.

See more at: https://www.afribar.org/join-the-afba/membership-categories)


Financial requirements for becoming a member:

MEMBERSHIP€ 90US $ 100₦ 40,000
ID CARD€ 9US $ 10₦ 4,000
AFRICAN BAR LIST€ 90US $ 100₦ 40,000

Click on this to renew your membership of AfBA: https://paystack.com/pay/afba-full-membership-renewal.

PAYMENTS:

Payments in USD can be made into AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ECOBANK ACCOUNT NO { $} 5533060401.
Payments can also.be made using the Website gateway @ www.afribar.org. The website managers being on the chat page can give more details about payments especially for the conference which must begin in all  earnest.


 For further inquiries, call: +234 806 493 8136

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