Hon'ble Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, during his inaugural address in the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

His Excellency Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Hon'ble Secretary General SAARC during his inaugural address for the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

From Right to Left: His Excellency Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Hon'ble Secretary General SAARC; Hon'ble Ms. Thlatha Atukorale, Minister of Justice Sri Lanka; Hon'ble Priyasath Dep, Chief Justice of Sri Lanka; Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Sri Lanka; Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla, President SAARCLAW; Mr. Nihal Jayamanne, Vice President SAARCLAW; Mr. K.K. Venugopal, Patron SAARCLAW; Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid, Secretary General SAARCLAW during 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

The Hon'ble Chief Justice Sayed Yousuf Halim of Afghanistan, Hon'ble Justice Mirza Hussain Haider, Judge of the Supreme Appellate Court of Bangladesh, Hon'ble Justice Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Justice of Bhutan, Hon'ble Justice Abdullah Saeed, Chief Justice of Maldives, Hon'ble Justice Gopal Parajuli, Chief Justice of Nepal, Hon'ble Justice Main Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan and Hon'ble Justice Priyasath Dep, Chief Justice of Sri Lanka during the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla, President SAARCLAW during the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

Mr. Nihal Jayamanne, Vice President SAARCLAW along with Mr. K K Venugopal, Attorney General of India and Patron of SAARCLAW during the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

His Excellency Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Hon'ble Secretary General SAARC (R) and Mr. Hemant K. Batra, Vice President SAARCLAW (L) during launch of the "2nd Revised Edition of SAARC and SAARCLAW Compilation and Text Book" by Mr. Hemant K. Batra, Vice President SAARCLAW in the presence of Hon'ble Prime Minister, Sri Lanka, Hon'ble Minister, Sri Lanka and Hon'ble Chief Justices of SAARC countries.

Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid, Secretary General SAARCLAW during the 14th SAARCLAW Conference and the 11th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th, 28th and 29th of October, 2017.

From L-R: Ms. Somaya Islam (NGO Representative), Mr. M. K. Rahman (Vice-President SAARCLAW), Mr. Christopher Keith Johnson (Country Program Director, Solidarity Centre Bangladesh) Hon’ble Mr. Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed (Chief Guest), Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid (Secretary General, SAARCLAW) and Barrister Ms. Lutfun Kadir (Key note paper presenter) during Roundtable Stakeholder Meeting on Counter Trafficking and Labour Migration Laws, Policies and Mechanisms held in Hotel Lake Castle, Dhaka on 31st March, 2018 (Saturday).

PRESIDENT'S Message

Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law, (SAARCLAW), SAARC apex body, has successfully concluded Regional Seminar on Arbitration in SAARC Region- Successes and Failures and a Memorial Lecture on Late Hon&# ... More

Secretary General's Message

ON 30 October, HAPPY DIWALI On behalf of SAARCLAW and my personal behalf I extend the best wishes to all those celebrating the festivities of Diwali. Diwali is a great festival of light. It signifies the victory of light over darkness , good ov ... More

SG'S CORNER

Happy International Women’s Day, 2018

08 Mar 2018

Happy International Women’s Day! On the occasion of International Women’s Day, SAARCLAW (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Law), SAARC apex body, would like to take this...More

On 12 April, this year I succeeded Mr. Hemant Batra a long time Secretary General of SAARCLAW and a great friend

12 Apr 2016

On 12 April, this year I succeeded Mr. Hemant Batra a long time Secretary General of SAARCLAW and a great friend. Hemant as the SG aimed for achievements without bothering for success or failure and h...More

American Tort Law

21 Feb 2015

American Tort Law [Explained for a layman or a common man] By Hemant Batra Though in definite terms one cannot conclude as to where does the origin of Tort law rest. The concepts of Tort law did ex...More

Excerpts Of Address As Chief Guest At A Law School

05 Nov 2014

Today, I can very well relate to what British Author & Professor Richard Susskind wrote or predicted way back in 1996, in his book `The Future of Law’ that changes in technology will fundame...More

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Roundtable Stakeholder Meeting on Counter Trafficking and Labour Migration Laws, Policies and Mechanisms

31-Mar-2018

SAARCLAW and Solidarity Centre Bangladesh jointly organised a “Roundtable Stakeholder Meeting ...More

International Conference on “Human Trafficking: Legal and Technological Perspectives for Solutions within South Asia”

24-Mar-2018

SAARCLAW India Chapter, Indian Law Institute and Justice and Care jointly organized an International...More

Statement by Ms. Maud DE BOER - BUQUICCHIO, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council

08-Mar-2016

Statement by Ms. Maud DE BOER - BUQUICCHIO, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prosti...More

Former Presidents

Hon'ble Justice Kalyan Shrestha

Chief Justice of Nepal

2013 - 2016

Hon'ble Justice Lynpo Sonam Tobgye

Chief Justice of Bhutan

2011 - 2013

Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Sr. Advocate & Member of Parliament

2007 - 2010

Mr. Mehmood Y Mandviwalla

Managing Partner, Mandviwalla & Zafar

2004 - 2006

Mrs. Dhara Wijayatilake

Secretary, Ministry of Technology & Research

2002 - 2004

Justice Laxman Prasad Aryal

Former Chief Justice of Nepal

2000 - 2002

Mr. Amir ul Islam

Sr. Advocate

1997 - 2000

Mr. K.K. Venugopal

Sr. Advocate

1995 - 1997

Dr. Justice Nasim Hasan Shah

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan

1993 - 1995

Mr. Ranjit Abeysuriya, P.C.

President's Counsel

1991 - 1993

Former Secretary Generals

Hemant K. Batra

Founder & International Lead Partner - Kaden Boriss

2010 - 2016

Ms. Tania Amir

Barrister

2007 - 2010

Hemant K. Batra

Founder & International Lead Partner - Kaden Boriss

2002 - 2006

Justice Bharat Raj Upreti

Judge, Supreme Court of Nepal

2000 - 2002

Mrs. Dhara Wijayatilake

Secretary, Ministry of Technology & Research

1991 - 2000