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International Weekend 2017 (28 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 28 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
  • Networking events, including a black tie gala dinner at the Law Society

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:

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 programme.

Gala dinner at the Law Society

Join us on Saturday 30 September 2017 for a spectacular black tie gala dinner at the Law Society Hall on Chancery Lane. The gala dinner promises to be one of the biggest networking events of the year for junior lawyers.

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To book your place

Tickets prices range from £74.93 – £223.61 and include limited early bird offers.

Visit the IW booking site to see the range of tickets available and booking details.

We look forward to welcoming you to London. If you have any questions, please email

Further information

For further information about IW please visit the official IW website here

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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