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Pact to allow lawyers to practise freely in East Africa

Published on May 11, 2017

Kenyan lawyers will start practising in other East African countries if an agreement between member states is approved.

The government, through the Ministry of East African Community (EAC) and the department of Labour and Social Protection, has announced elaborate plans that will enable lawyers to work freely within the bloc.

Barack Ndegwa, the secretary in charge of integration in the State department responsible for the EAC, said there is a mutual-recognition agreement being drafted to facilitate the move. Read more. Source | Daily Nation