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Agreement reached on the EU Data Protection Reform

12 February 2016

In December 2015, following long and intensive negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council agreed on the final text of the data reform package. 

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How to practice in Lithuania

12 February 2016

Find out all you need to know about practising in Lithuania.

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Briefing note on Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

11 February 2016

Read the Law Society briefing note on Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements.

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Apply for placements in London, Paris and Dubai as part of the ILFA Flagship Programme

4 February 2016Updated: 4 February 2016

ILFA, one of the Law Society’s key international partners, are inviting applications for its three month advanced  training and work experience placements starting in  September of this year. 

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Business Council for Africa’s Annual Debate and Gala Dinner

20 January 2016

The Law Society of England and Wales is proud to announce it is the exclusive strategic partner for this year’s Business Council for Africa’s Annual Debate and Gala Dinner.

All Africa and the Middle East

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Attend the IBA ECA Forum 2016

9 February 2016

The IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum will take place in Kiev from 15th to 19th June this year.

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Our successful third English Law Week in Moscow

9 December 2015

With our partner organisations, we organised the third ELW conference from 30 November to 2 December 2015.

All CIS

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Attend the China Britain Trade Expo 2016

29 January 2016

The confernece will be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London on Thursday 28 January.

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Want to learn how foreign lawyers practise law in Australia? Read our new guidance document

19 November 2015

The Law Society of England and Wales has teamed up with the Law Council of Australia to produce a guidance document for English and Welsh solicitors on how to practise law in Australia.

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Attend our Brazilian Exchange Programme Closing Reception - Thursday 25 February

4 February 2016By James Shepherd

Do not miss the chance to network with our inward delegation of ten Brazilian lawyers at our farewell reception celebrating the completion of their Exchange Programme.

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Attend the ABA Section of International Law (SIL) Americas Forum

26 January 2016

The ABA SIL 2016 Americas Forum takes place from Sunday 28 February - Tuesday 1 March. Register your place.

All Americas and Caribbean

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Agreement reached on the EU Data Protection Reform

12 February 2016

In December 2015, following long and intensive negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council agreed on the final text of the data reform package. 

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How to practice in Lithuania

12 February 2016

Find out all you need to know about practising in Lithuania.

All Europe

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Legal market visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

19 January 2016

The Law Society of England & Wales and the Malaysian Bar Council are organising a legal market visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 12 and 13 April 2016.

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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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