The keynote speech was given by renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir, who was a driving force behind the creation of the Association. Bilateral Law Associations can be a very useful tool to develop barristers’ international practice and we would recommend that anyone with an interest in Pakistan contact Hafsah Masood [email:], a barrister member on the Organising Committee, for details of becoming a member. The first AGM is planned for end of November/beginning of December (TBC).