Boma Ozobia

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Boma Ozobia was elected as the first female President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association in Hyderabad, India. The Commonwealth Lawyers Association represents lawyers from all 54 Commonwealth countries as well as Law Societies and Bar Associations from the Commonwealth. Previously, in 2005, she achieved a similar first, when she became the national Chair of the Association of Women Solicitors (AWS), the first person of ethnic minority origin to hold this position since the AWS (now part of the Law Society of England and Wales) was established 83 years earlier.

 

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The Legal History and the Legal Eves sections.