14 August 2023
Local solicitor to observe elections in Zimbabwe
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
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.
Speers who has extensive international legal experience is the immediate past
President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) a position he held for
Mr Speers said:
deeply honoured to have been asked to participate in the Commonwealth Observer
Group and to help observe the Zimbabwe Harmonised Elections in August”.