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International Marketplace 2016: Future growth

6 June 2016

Our annual flagship conference takes place at The Law Society on 6 October this year.

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Sign up for our pan-Africa inward delegation to London in October

15 June 2016Updated: 15 June 2016By James Shepherd

We’re recruiting African law firms to participate in a legal market visit to London, from 5-6 October. Find out how to apply.


Nominations extended for the Africa Law Digest Africa Awards 2016

13 June 2016

The Law Digest Africa Awards take place in Lagos on 4 November 2016 with the window for nominations of all categories now extended until 30 June 2016. Get yours in now.

All Africa and the Middle East


English Law Day Forum in Almaty on 27 May 2016

2 June 2016

The Law Society in partnership with the Kazakhstan Bar Association, UK Trade and Investment and the British Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan co-organised English Law Day in Almaty. 

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CIS Legal Services inward visit to London - opportunities for legal professionals from the UK and the CIS

26 April 2016

We are organising a legal services inward trade mission from the CIS region on 4-6 October 2016.


Invitation to Monkey Business: Making The Most of the Golden Era, 28 June 2016

24 May 2016

The Leeds City Region China Business Club are delighted to invite you to their ’Monkey Business: Making the Most of the Golden Era’ event on 28 June in Leeds. Come and hear from a panel of experts working with and in China for advice on your own business strategy and operations.

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2017 Commonwealth Law Conference programme now available

23 May 2016

The biannual Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC) is taking place between 20-24 March 2017 in Melbourne. The theme of the 2017 conference, “Thriving in a global world: building on the rule of law” presents a unique canvass to consider legal issues in our globalised world that both innovate and challenge lawyers practising today. The conference sessions will focus on current trends in Corporate & Commercial law; the legal profession; the rule of law, ...

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Attend the 8th Annual Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes

23 June 2016

The American Bar Association is hosting its 8th Annual Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes on September 30, 2016 in Moscow.


Argentina and Mexico: Insurance and Reinsurance Outlook Event

20 June 2016By James Shepherd

Join us at the Law Society for an update on the insurance and reinsurance markets of Argentina and Mexico.

All Americas and Caribbean

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Are Foreign Wills valid in the United Kingdom?

24 May 2016

Read the article on foreign wills from British-German cross-border litigators, Graf & Partners.  


Attend the international conference of “Personal Injury Practice and Procedure: England vs. Spain"

9 May 2016

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Spanish Association of Personal Injury Lawyers / “Abogados de Responsabilidad Civil y Seguro” (ARCS) are organisiing an international conference in Granada on 9-11 June 2016. 

All Europe

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Incoming visit from Malaysian law firms

21 April 2016

The Law Society is welcoming a delegation of Malaysian law firms between 29 and 30 June and we are keen to get firms involved.

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Benefits of dual-qualification: from Indian advocate to solicitor of England and Wales

13 January 2016

Tahera Mandviwala, partner at TDT Legal, a Mumbai-based  international law firm, shares her insights on the benefits of dual-qualification.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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