The Annual Debate - the UK’s premier cross-sector Africa investment event - returns to the Law Society for its fourth year on 24th April.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 ILFA Flagship Secondship Programme.
Read the article by Centil’s Umid Aripdjanov to gain a better understanding of potential changes to Uzbekistan’s PPP law and arising opportunities
The Law Society in cooperation with the Bar Council of England and Wales and the UK Ministry of Justice is organising a Legal is Great summit in Kazakhstan
Yuhua Yang, Partner at Llinks London office tells us what it’s like working for a Chinese firm in London
Christina Blacklaws comments on our collaboration with China and rule of law in the digital age
From 5-8 December 2017, Sir William Blair joined a small delegation from the Law Society and City Law School to present the final evaluation report of the judicial training programme for Supreme Court judges and senior clerks from Kazakhstan. This trip was undertaken under the auspices of the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan and kindly hosted by Madiyar Balken, a Supreme Court judge.
On 21 February 2018, the Law Society’s Vice-President Christina Blacklaws and International Programmes Manager Lizzette Robleto de Howarth, attended the #HeforShe* seminar organised by UN Women and hosted by Linklaters. The purpose of this session was to discuss how to change the narrative between men and women and to find ways of taking action to create a more equal world.
On Friday 16 February 2018, a group of legal professionals and aspiring law students from India visited the Law Society.
Lawyers across Europe have a duty to make their voices heard and support their colleagues and judges in Poland whose independence is under threat at this very moment.
Sue Willman, partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn, was the Law Society’s nominee in a delegation of experts, assembled by the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)*, to undertake a judicial assessment on the status of the rule of law and the justice sector in Guatemala.
Applications are now open for firms to host a lawyer from Latin America for a one or two week placement in in London in May 2018.
Applications are now open for Brazilian lawyers interested in joining the Brazilian British Lawyers Exchange Programme in London this Spring.
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On 8 December 2017, the European Council concluded that sufficient progress had been made in the first phase of the negotiations. The main principles agreed by the European Commission and UK Government are outlined in their Joint Report (and further explained in the Joint Technical Note) ...
Attend our panel discussion and meet a delegation of Malaysian commercial lawyers
Dr Liam Fox MP gives a speech at the ASEAN@50 Business Forum
Andrew Stott dismissed from post in Singapore after decision taken by board of 20 partners.
Inquiry on South African model would investigate crimes committed by both sides during country’s long civil war.
The government has hinted at passing a British version of the Magnitsky Act, a US law that freezes assets and imposes travel bans on Russians suspected of human rights violations, following the nerve agent poisonings in Salisbury.