The Law Society of Kenya Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program is mandate with the responsibility of ensuring continuous professional learning for all Advocates in Kenya after they are admitted to the Bar. All Advocates practicing in Kenya are required to attend Continuing Legal Education sessions.
The Law Society of Kenya Continuing Legal Education has been in operations for years. The CLE program is self financed by registration fees charged on participant for the sessions.
CPD Calendar of Events
The CLE program rolls out an annual calender which covers different law topics in the format of seminars and lectures. The sessions are carried out in various towns in the country and advocates and non-advocates experts in various professional fields volunteer to present at the sessions. The CLE Calender has over sixty sessions in fifteen towns in Kenya. The CLE program also rolls out supplementary free programs throughtout the year, many of which are organised in partnership with development partners.
Download the 2015 CPD Calender of Events
Download the 2014 CLE Calender of Events
The Committee on Continuing Professional Development
The Committee on Continuing Legal Education provided policy direction to the CLE Program and meets monthly to discuss pertinent issues of implementation of the program. The Committee also accredits other institution which would like to put on sessions on professional development for advocates. The Committee has developed guidelines on CLE which ensure the efficient running of the program. Read More>>
CPD Compliance Status
Regulation 11 of the Advocates Act (Continuing Legal Education) Regulation, 2004 states: Every applicant for an annual practicing certificate shall be accompanied by proof that the applicant has secured five units of continuing legal education during each practicing year.