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IBA Bar Programme Scholarship

IBA Developing Bar Programme

The IBA provides a scholarship programme to several selected bar associations and law societies located in developing countries, by which these associations and societies, in turn, are able to offer young lawyers (up to and including the age of 35) within their jurisdiction, the opportunity to participate in the IBA Annual Conference, but who may find it financially difficult to do so.

Eligible persons (current members of the relevant bar associations or law societies, up to and including the age of 35, and with over 3 years legal practice and experience) who wish to apply for this programme must contact the relevant bar association/society directly to request application details.

Candidates who are presented to the IBA for consideration of the programme scholarship will be pre-selected by the individual bar or law society.

The IBA Developing Bar Programme Scholarship award includes the following:

  • waived registration fee for the IBA Annual Conference
  • contribution towards return economy flight to the conference city/country
  • accommodation (room and breakfast) while attending the Annual Conference
  • Stipend; £50 per day

Participating bars and societies are asked to submit their candidates to the IBA.

This programme is open to lawyers who meet the eligibility criteria and who have not attended a previous IBA Annual Conference.

Congratulations to the selected participants of the 2018 IBA Developing Bar Programme:

Developing Bar Programme for Young Lawyers

Cape Verde
Ordem dos Advogados de Cabo Verde

Júlio César dos Reis Martins Júnior Sheila Maritza Timas Pinto Monteiro António Sérgio Veiga Monteiro

Ethiopia
Ethiopian Lawyers Association

Tirsit Agonafer Beyene Melkamu Negerasha Fasil Sileshi
Senaite Tassew

Ghana
Ghana Bar Association

Miracle Attachey Doreen Ohene-Asare
Michael Okyere Karikari-Yeboah

Kenya
Law Society of Kenya

Ramadhani Abubakar Mukira Doreen Belindah Areri
Priscilla Cynthea Achieng Onyango Humphrey Manyange

Malawi
Malawi Law Society

Bernadette Chikondi Mnyanga Lydia Sauti-Phiri
Louis Ulaya
Chiwala Wanangwa Chipeta

Mozambique
Ordem dos Advogados de Moçambique

César Carlos Alberto Francisco Vamous Ver Abílio Daquene Sitoe
Vanessa Evelyn De Collen Onions Fernandes Dimetrio Raul Manjate

Nigeria
Nigerian Bar Association

Abdullateef Abdul Akinkunmi Akinwunmi Funke Bolodeoku Bunmi Musa
Chinedu Valentine Chukelu

Rwanda
Rwanda Bar Association

Faustin Bagaro Pie Habimana
Claudine Umugwaneza Sharif Yusuf Mugabo

Sierra Leone
The Sierra Leone Bar Association

Sadia Bakarr Ibrahim Bangura
Ebunoluwa Finda Tengbe Siman Mans-Conteh Aaron Mansa Conteh
Joel Tejan Deen-Tarawally

South Africa
General Council of the Bar of South Africa

Chandre Brown Mafeyisi Molea Sarah Pudifin-Jones

The Law Society of South Africa

Danielle Elizabeth Du Plessis Tshegofatso Motseto Ugeeta Pala
Zaheer Parker More-Blessing Phiri

Sudan
Darfur Bar Association

Tasneem Elzaki Abdalhameed Fadul Abdulaziz Osman

Tanzania
Tanganyika Law Society

Benedict Alex Ishabakaki Stanley Mabiti
Angelista Nashon

Uganda
Uganda Law Society

John Bosco Ssempijja Naomi Ingrid Byabazaire Pauline Murari
Oscar Mwebesa Kamusiime Mercy Odu

Zambia
The Law Association of Zambia

Chishala Gilbert Chama Soi Kaingu
John Kawana
Womba Silumbu-Kankondo

Zimbabwe
Law Society of Zimbabwe

Kudakwashe Chisekereni Emma Kate Drury Lauryn Mana Baxter
Patience Rufaro Samuriwo Ashford Simbarashe Rukawo