Ms Awele Ikobi-Anyali a Research Fellow in the Department of Commercial Law of the Institute recently attended the Common wealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) Conference was held on the 22nd and 23rd of March 2017 in Melbourne Australia. The theme of the Conference focused on how law schools in the Commonwealth can properly equip law students with required in a globalised world.
Awele whose participation was supported by the Institute, presented a paper titled: Corruption and the Misuse of Public Office in the Common wealth: The Preventive Role of Law Teachers in Nigeria and South Africa. More than twenty (20) papers were presented covering human rights, Clinical Legal Education, preventing corruption and misuse of public office, role of ethics in the legal profession, curriculum development, promoting sessional teaching in law among others. The Conference ended with the Commonwealth moot trial between the Australian and Indian contingents, which was won by the Australian team.