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15 November 2019

President of CLA speaks at Mediation event in Singapore

Before speaking at the Mediation- a Commonwealth Perspective event at the Law Society of Singapore on Wednesday 13 November 2019, the President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association, Brian Speers joined colleagues for a photo call.

Mr Speers is pictured with fellow speakers -

·         Supreme Court of India Judge, the Honourable L. Nageswara Rao

·         Past President of CLA, Santhaan, Krishnan

·         Vice President CLA, Australasia Steven Thiru

·         President of the Law Society of Singapore, Gregory Vijayendran.

Approximately 100 Singapore attended the event in which the President of the CLA, Brian Speers provided an explanation reference developments in mediation across the Commonwealth.

He also took the opportunity to explain why more and more countries are expecting mediation efforts to be made before accessing court.

Judge Rao spoke of the need to make a profession of mediators and referenced a number of cases where had had encouraged parties to mediate.


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