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Join us to debate the impact of Brexit on the UK's trade and relations with Africa - 18th October 2016

On Tuesday 18th October The Law Society and the Business Council for Africa will host an important debate on the impact of Brexit for trade and relations between the UK and Africa.

Attend the Pan-African Lawyers Union Conference 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

Registration is open for the 7th annual Pan-African Lawyers Union (PALU) Conference, which will take place from 12th-15th October in Nairobi.

All Africa and the Middle East

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Five reasons to invest in the STANs

This guide looks at why  investors should consider investing in the STANs: Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, along with the challenges that investors should be aware of before moving into the region. Read the full article. 


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Register now for Lex Mex 2016

The 5th annual Lex Mex event, organised by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce and The Law Society of England and Wales, will take place on Thursday, 29th September in Chancery Lane.


Legal life in... New York

Stéphane Grynwajc, Managing Partner at The Law Office of S. Grynwajc, PLLC, shares his views about his Legal life in New York.

All Americas and Caribbean

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Efficient transfer of Foreign Assets: Learn how to speed up and mitigate costs for German IHT and Probate Procedure

Register for a joint seminar by Graf&Partners and Lyndales for Lawyers and Accountants advising clients with German assets on 3 November 2016

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Read the SRA's new report on 'Exiting the EU: An update for lawyers'

This SRA report sets out consequences of the result of the EU referendum for the legal profession

All Europe

Building bridges with the Indian legal profession: a call for members' views

By Gerwin de Boer

Over the last two years the Law Society has had a number of meaningful exchanges with its Indian counterparts and is working on an MOU to explore closer collaboration. The Bar Council of India and the Indian government are currently discussing how foreign lawyers and Indian advocates can work together in India.

Meet Malaysian companies at Source Malaysia in London, 27th September

MATRADE, the High Commission of Malaysia and other agencies are collaborating to host Source Malaysia, an event providing the opportunity for UK businesses and legal firms to have one-on-one meetings with 70 participating Malaysian companies.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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