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Nominations extended for the Africa Law Digest Africa Awards 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.


Attend The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) with COMESA & Government of Rwanda in Kigali

TGAIS - COMESA & Government of Rwanda takes place at the new Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda on the 5-6 September 2016 and will help in delivering international trade and investment to Africa’s most dynamic region.

All Africa and the Middle East

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Russian Law Week 2016 - Establishing Bridges in Challenging Times, 14 - 16 November 2016

The Law Society and the Bar Council of England and Wales, in partnership with the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the British Russian Law Association, and the Anglo-Russian Law Association are organising the fourth Russian Law Week conference in London from 14 to 16 November 2016.


Webinar on Doing Business in the Russian Far East and Sakhalin, 23 August 2016

UK Trade and Investment Moscow and Ernst & Young will host a webinar on “Doing Business in the Russian Far East and Sakhalin”  on 23 August 2016.


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2016 Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law

18-21 October 2016 at the Tokyo Hilton Hotel in Tokyo, Japan

Law Society President and China Law Society discuss Legal and Judicial Co-operation along One Belt One Road

In July, the China Law Society, responsible for developing legislative reform in China, visited the Law Society to explore potential collaboration with a view to improve legal and regulatory environment for business in China.

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Attend the British-Albanian Lawyers Association's seminar and drinks reception

BALA would like to invite you to a seminar on ’Adversarial Advocacy’ on 27 September 2016.

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We spoke on the consequences of Brexit at a summer course organised by the Consiglio Nazionale Forense

The conference titled ’Business Internationalisation between European Law and Global Law’ took place in London from 25th to 29th July 2016. Read our summary.

All Europe

UK-India Lawyer Exchange Programme, register your interest!

The Law Society of England & Wales, the Bar Council of England & Wales, and the Bar Council of India intend to organise a UK-India Lawyer Exchange programme in the foreseeable future.

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Incoming visit from Malaysian law firms

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

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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