Singapore's Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon was elected president of the ASEAN Law Association (ALA) on Saturday (July 28), at elections held during the closing of ALA's 13th general assembly. He will hold the position for three years.
The ALA is a non-governmental organisation that brings together legal professionals across the ASEAN region.
Source: The Straits Times
About the ASEAN Law Association
The ASEAN Law Association is a non-governmental organization of lawyers in the ASEAN region. Established in 1979, it brings together under one roof all the different branches of the law profession – judges, law teachers, law practitioners and government lawyers. The ALA is a dynamic organization, moving forward in collaborative efforts to understand and harmonise laws in the region. It continues to play a complementary role in promoting a common ASEAN focus on key issues and policies.