Advocacy in Times of Political Change

24 March 2022


Advocacy in Times of Political Change

A joint initiative between  the LAWASIA and The German Federal Bar



Lawyers from Myanmar are continuously reporting on challenges to the rule of law. During the past weeks, the professional code for lawyers has been amended to further gain control over the advocacy and undermine its independence. Apart from raising awareness of the situation, we want to offer capacity building for lawyers in Myanmar.

Experts from Europe and Asia will share their experiences and give advice on how to maintain the professional role of lawyers during times of political disruption. We will exchange views on the role of the lawyer in politics, discuss practical solutions that helped lawyers get by and the role of international organisations.

Webinar Details

Date: Thursday 24 March 2022

Cost: Complimentary


  • 08:00 - 10:00 (London)
  • 09:00 - 11:00 (Berlin / Paris)
  • 13:30 - 15:30 (Delhi/ Colombo)
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (Hanoi / Phnom Penh / Bangkok / Vientiane)
  • 16:00 - 18:00 (Hong Kong / Singapore / Kuala Lumpur /Beijing / Ulaanbaatar)
  • 17:00 - 19:00 (Tokyo / Seoul)
  • 19:00 - 21:00 (Sydney / Melbourne)

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Speaker Panel 



Hannah Lim

Ms Hannah Lim
Head of Rule of Law & Emerging Markets | LexisNexis




Agata Bzdyn

Ms Agata Bzdyn
CCBE | Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe


Miriam Chinnappa

Ms Miriam Chinnappa
Lawyer | International Bridges to Justice



Dr Christian Lemke

Dr Christian Lemke
Vice-President | The German Federal Bar


 Ms Mandira Sharma

Ms Mandira Sharma
Senior International Legal Advisor | ICJ


Mr Steven Thiru

Mr Steven Thiru
Vice-President | LAWASIA
Managing Partner | Messrs Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership


Dr. Kumaravadivel Guruparan

Dr Kumaravadivel Guruparan 
Attorney-at-Law/Lecturer | Sri Lanka Law College



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