What are the benefits of a World Law Forum membership?
All members of the World Law Forum have access to exclusive online learning content;
Opportunities to connect with other local and international World Law Forum members;
All members will receive access to the World Law Forum Annual Report and twelve monthly e-newsletters per year;
All members enjoy discounted member rates at our events;
Opportunities to contribute to the community through our flagship publications and events.
Benefits are great, but we all like to feel that we are doing just a little bit more. With the support of our members, we will be able make a difference in our chief focus areas, which would include:
Promoting rule of law and creating a platform that ensures better access to justice;
Ensuring corporate/businesses value human rights, environment and promote sustainable development;
Ensure responsible freedom of speech globally;
Creating awareness and a positive impact for the protection of environment;
Promotion of the use of technology for development within the legal profession, promotion of the interchange between technology and law, as well as preparing the world against the security-risks that technology carries with it.
Promotion of diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and helping lawyers work in a respectful and multi-cultural environment.
Q. Who can be a member of the World Law Forum? A:WebelieveindiversityandencourageanyoneandeveryonetobeapartoftheWorldLawForumcommunityregardlessofyourbackground.Onlyprerequisiteisthatyoushareourvisionandmissionandstrivetopositivelyimpactandcontributetotheworld. Q. How do I become a member of the World Law Forum? A:YoucanjoinbyfillingtheMembershipRequestForm('MRF')availableonourwebsite.Onapproval,youwillbesentanemailfromtheWorldLawForumSecretariatforpaymentofmembershipfee.ThemembershipwillbeconfirmedafterpaymentofmembershipfeeandyouwillbeprovidedwithamembershipID,validforoneyearfromthedateofissuance.
Q. When does my membership commence and finish? A:YourmembershipcommencesfromthedateyouareissuedamembershipIDfromtheWorldLawForumSecretariatandendsonthecompletionofoneyearfromsuchdate.Earliest possible commencementdateformembershipsis1June,2018aftertheMRFgoeslive.
Q. How long does it take for payments to be received? A: Online payments are generally processed instantly. However, please note that wire transfers take longer to receive and may delay membership approvals or renewals. All payments that we receive must be the full membership fee after any bank charges as our system does not allow part payment.
Q. What if I don't want to share my information with other members? A: We take membership information very seriously and only approve those applicants who meet our criteria by providing detailed information to support their application. If you are concerned about sharing information with other members, please note that once approved all members have the option to change their profile so that only information you choose to be displayed will be made available to other members. You are not required to share your information with other members if you wish not to. However, you are required to supply requested information to WLF when you first apply to gain approval for your membership. Please ensure to provide us with information that is complete and accurate when applying. Most of our members join World Law Forum with the intention to meet other change makers in their field of expertise or their locality and we strongly encourage you to make the most out of this valuable network.
Q. What is the cost of a membership?
Student: US$ 30.00 per annum
Young Professional (up to 29 years of age on the date of joining): US$ 60.00 per annum
Others: US$ 120.00 per annum
* Please note that for for student memberships, the student has to supply a scanned copy of the student ID card issued by his/her university for us to accept the application under student rates. To be eligible for a student membership, the student must be enrolled as a full-time student in a undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Q. How do I pay for membership? A: Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal, Wire Transfer