African Legal Fellows

February, 2023

Vance Center Mentorship Program Participants Lead Community Legal Information Clinic in South Africa

AWW mentees at the legal information clinic in Atteridgeville, South Africa. (Photo credit: Kim Lamont) In support of women of color in the legal profession in South Africa, four mentees from the... Read More

November, 2022

Vance Center Panels Consider Free Trade and Empowerment of Women Lawyers

As part of its African Legal Fellows webinar series, the Vance Center organized with the law firm Oraro & Company Advocates a webinar –“The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AFCF... Read More

October, 2022

Vance Center Celebrates Key Founders

The Vance Center commemorated its 20th anniversary by celebrating founders of the organization, particularly two key programs. More than 100 participants attended an evening event, representing l... Read More

May, 2022

Vance Center Convenes Webinar on West Africa

The Vance Center and its African partners West African Bar Association, Pan African Lawyers Union, and West African Civil Society Forum, organized a four-part webinar series on democracy, electio... Read More

March, 2022

Vance Center co-hosts conversation on Cross-Border Legal Work in the Covid-19 Era

The Vance Center continued its African Legal Fellows bi-monthly webinar series, with Aluko & Oyebode and Paul Weiss hosting a discussion on Cross-Border Legal Work in the Era of Covid-19. Afr... Read More

December, 2021

Vance Center Launches South Africa Project

The Vance Center and the South African Fellows Legal Network (SALFN), in partnership with the U.S. Mission to South Africa, convened a virtual meeting to launch a new project addressing the gende... Read More