The first wave of Brazilian lawyers recently took part in the inaugural Brazilian British Exchange Programme. This joint initiative was set up by the Bar Council, the Law Society, BPP Law School, the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB) and Lex Anglo-Brasil.
The Brazilian Bar Association has approved a new ID card scheme for Foreign Legal Consultants.
The Law Society partnered with PILnet and Latin Lawyer to host a roundtable discussion on pro bono in the Americas as part of National Pro Bono Week and PILnet’s annual European Pro Bono Forum.
The first wave of Brazilian lawyers headed to London in November 2014 to work alongside their UK counterparts under a new joint initiative between the Bar Council, the Law Society, BPP Law School, the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB) and Lex Anglo-Brasil.
Attendees at Law Society event hear about the opportunities in the market for their firm and their clients.
The Brazilian Bar has voted to uphold the current rules for foreign law firms operating in Brazil. After a year long debate there was a unanimous decision from the Federal Council of the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB).
The Law Society hosted the president of the Brazilian Supreme Court, Minister Joaquim Barbosa, during his London visit to meet with leaders in the English legal profession.
The presidents of the Law Society and the Brazilian Bar have signed an agreement to strengthen ties between the two organisations and their members over the next two years.
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