Junior Lawyers Division

International Weekend 2017 (29 September - 1 October)

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Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s International Weekend, which will take place between 29 September and 1 October 2017 in London.

Highlights will include:

  • A varied mix of technical and skills based seminars
  • Distinguished guest speakers
  • Lunch in the historic Inns of Court
  • An introduction to the City of London, with a trip to a popular tourist destination
  • Networking events, including a black tie gala dinner
  • International Oratory Competition

International Weekend 2017 promises to give delegates fantastic opportunities to:

  • Meet fellow young lawyers from across Europe and even further afield
  • Discover the best that London has to offer
  • Enjoy a stimulating educational programme
  • Benefit from crucial networking

Who should attend?

International Weekend is primarily aimed at junior lawyers from overseas Jurisdictions, including those who may be on secondment here. However the programme will be of interest to JLD members also who are welcome to attend all aspect of the International Weekend.

What is International Weekend?

International Weekend is an annual event organised by:

  • The Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • The Young Barristers Committee of the Bar Council,
  • The European Young Bar Association
  • The London Young Lawyers Group

International Weekend provides delegates with a mix of technical and legal presentations, skills-based seminars, an overview of the legal system in England and Wales and an introduction to the City of London.

Day Events : Day events are aimed at international young lawyers. However, most day events and seminars are equally relevant to young UK lawyers.

Evening Events : Evening events are aimed at both UK lawyers and international lawyers.


Please see our draft programme.

To book your place

Booking information, including delegate fees, are not yet available. If you are interested in attending IW or specific IW events please email the Junior Lawyers Division for notification when the booking site becomes available – juniorlawyers@lawsociety.org.uk.

We look forward to welcoming you to London. If you have any questions, please email juniorlawyers@lawsociety.org.uk

In association with:

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The London Young Lawyers Group

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The European Young Bar Association

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The Young Barristers Committee of the Bar Council

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About the Junior Lawyers Division

Your Junior Lawyers Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all LPC students, LPC graduates (including those working as paralegals), trainee solicitors, and solicitors with up to five years post qualification experience.

See our 2016/17 Engagement Programme.

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