International

Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.
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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

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Launch of Pro Bono Legal Service clinic for London's Chinese Community

On 12 January 2017, the Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ Chinese New Year reception in Chancery Lane. The reception was to launch UKSCL’s Pro Bono Legal Service, which will be located at the London Chinese Community Centre.

Join the Law Society's trip to China to explore 'Belt and Road' opportunities, 24-26 November

We invite members to register interest in joining a UK delegation to participate in two high-level events on the legal opportunities offered by China’s Belt & Road initiative in Beijing from 24-26 November. 

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Third country lawyers' practice rights and conditions for setting up a third country law firm in the EU and EFTA countries

Read the Law Society’s country-by-country analysis of the most important restrictions and requirements imposed by EU and EFTA countries on third country lawyers and law firms.

Read the CCBE's 59th newsletter

Take a look at the newest edition with updates from the CCBE. Highlights include:

All Europe

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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

Law Society Deputy Vice President Christina Blacklaws to speak on Privacy and Legal Professional Privilege, 1st of December

Christina will speak on the just limits of governments in the UK, Europe and India to track and record the digitial activities of businesses and indivduals.

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Download the International Calendar

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2016.

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