Here are the top 5 reasons why you should become our member today:

  1. We will deliver our updates on the legal professions, rule of law, good governance, human and peoples rights and socio-economic development of the African Continent as well as updates from our international partners straight to your inbox through our periodical electronic bulletins (e-Bulletins) and monthly electronic newsletter (e-Newsletters);
  2. You will be able to access and enlist in a premier continental networking platform and have unprecedented access to a network of distinguished African legal dignitaries, decision-makers, professionals, and scholars;
  3. You will be able to connect with members sharing your professional interests by participating on our online discussion platforms, interact with other lawyers, stakeholders and friends of PALU as well as contribute to discussion forums and groups on different legal topics;
  4. You will be invited to our various conferences, workshops, seminars and other networking events, most of which will greatly enhance your skillset and earn you CLE points!
  5. You will have the opportunity to join the PALU Members (practice) committees that will provide you with a unique opportunity to coalesce, interact an network with other African lawyers and law firms from across the continent and the diaspora who practice in the same specialised areas of law.

Please note that as an individual member of PALU you have three categories of membership to choose from: Ordinary Member; Life Member and Special Endowment Member. To learn more about PALUs membership benefits, please refer to the attached document.

Take a moment to fill the form below, once completed, scan and send it, together with the proof of payment by Email to
Looking forward to hearing back from you soon and welcome to the PALU fraternity.

Benefits of PALU Membership:

If you are a PALU Member you are entitled to the following benefits;

a. Subscription to PALU communications, including our monthly newsletters and periodic bulletins;
b. Participation in our online discussion platform, interaction with other lawyers, stakeholders and friends of PALU, contribution to discussion forums and groups on different topics;
c. Premier access to our online resource centre such as the African Law Database
d. A detailed listing in our online directory of members which will enable you to make connections and meet professionals from similar areas of law practice for those relevant to your areas of interest as well as from the same region;
e. A membership identity card;
f. Invitation to various conferences, workshops, seminars and other networking events;
g. Premier access to our print publications (journals, law reports, magazines, policy briefs, etc) for free or at a subsidized members rate;
h. Access to cutting edge commentaries and legal analyses (that will not be available to non-members);
i. Participation in our affinity Programme, whereby we will collectively bargain for benefits for members;
j. Opportunity to advertise on our website and in our publications;
k. Access to premium content online.


OPTION 1: Payment by credit or debit card

You can make a payment by credit card directly though the website at:

In order to guard against fraud, our third party secured payment company (Pesapal) will ask you for a copy of your passport or proof of identity before your payment can be processed.

OPTION 2: Payment into Nigerian Bank Account

You can make payment into the Pan African Lawyers Union Bank Nigerian account:
Access Bank
Account no: 0697237680(NGN)
0697274261 (USD)

Send the form with the proof of payment to: and
Hard copy can also be returned to Pan African Lawyers Union C/O NBA Secretariat, NBA House, Plot 1101 Cadastral Zone A00, Central Business District, Abuja F.C.T. Nigeria Attn: Obinna Nwagbo (+234 905 7733 887).

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