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14 August 2023

Local solicitor to observe elections in Zimbabwe

A former President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland has been appointed to an group of commonwealth eminent persons to observe and report on the forthcoming elections in Zimbabwe.  The elections take place on 23rd August 2023.

Brian Speers, who is the managing partner in Belfast firm CMG Cunningham Dickey, will join his distinguished colleagues in the Commonwealth Observer Group who are tasked to observe the elections and to report to the Commonwealth Secretariat.   

Mr Speers who has extensive international legal experience is the immediate past President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) a position he held for 4 years.

Commenting Mr Speers said:

“I am deeply honoured to have been asked to participate in the Commonwealth Observer Group and to help observe the Zimbabwe Harmonised Elections in August”.


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