Zoom Clinics for Lawyers: Bernard Oundo Webinar series

Report on the Conversation with the President of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Mr. Nelson Havi, held on 20th April 2020 (4:00pm – 6:00pm)


On Monday 20th April 2020, the co-founder of Zoom Clinics for Lawyers, Mr. Bernard Oundo, held a virtual conversation with Kenyan eminent lawyer and President of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Mr. Nelson Havi on zoom. The milieu of the conversation which was attended by lawyers both within and beyond Uganda from countries such as Kenya, was the role the LSK had played in dealing with the challenges presented by COVID-19 not only to the practice of the legal profession in Kenya, but also generally the observance by the republic of Kenya, of her obligations both under the Constitution as well as other relevant instruments at the regional and international levels. This way, the discussion fed into the reflections on how lawyers in Uganda and indeed the East African region can maneuver around the dynamics presented by the COVID-19 outbreak as it continues to alter different facets of the world order. This brief presents highlights of that important exchange.

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