AIJA is the only global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsel aged 45 and under. Since 1962 AIJA provides outstanding international opportunities for young lawyers to network, learn and develop.
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15 July 2019
AIJA members to vote electronically this year
E-voting is an electronic system that allows members to log in to a secure voting platform and cast their votes electronically within their web or mobile browsers from any location.
AIJA adopted e-voting in 2018, with the aim to increase accessibility to its internal democratic processes and facilitate new forms of direct participation for its members.
How e-voting works
Members will first vote for the First Vice-President.
04 July 2019
Nasrin Sotoudeh and all Iranian lawyers arbitrarily detained should be immediately and unconditionally released
On the occasion of the L5 Meeting, convened in Barcelona, Spain, on June 3, 2019, the undersigned organisations express their deepest concerns about the sentencing and continuing arbitrary detention of several Iranian lawyers, including prominent Iranian and award-winning human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.
Attacks on lawyers have intensified in Iran in recent years.
02 July 2019
Leaders of international lawyers’ organisations remind of the importance of self-regulation and the independence of the legal profession
‘Self-regulation and independence of legal professionals ensure the trust and protection of citizens, and provide guarantees for the rule of law.’
The message comes from the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA), the Council of Bars and Law Societies in Europe (CCBE) and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) in response to the growing deregulation movement and immediate threats to lawyers’ independence.
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