Bookings are now open for this year’s International Weekend, which will take place between 27-30 September 2018 in London.
Highlights will include:
International Weekend 2018 promises to give delegates fantastic opportunities to:
International Weekend is primarily aimed at junior lawyers from overseas jurisdictions, including those who may be on secondment in the UK. However, the programme will be of interest to JLD members who are welcome to attend all aspects of the 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.
Thursday 27 September: welcome evening drinks reception hosted by the London Young Lawyers Group
Friday 28 September: morning seminars at the Law Society / visit to place of historical or popular interest / evening social event
Saturday 29 September: conference progamme continued / International Oratory Competition / black-tie gala dinner
Day events: day events are aimed at international junior lawyers. However, most day events and seminars are equally relevant to UK junior lawyers.
Evening events: evening events are aimed at both UK lawyers and international lawyers.
The competition gives lawyers from all over the world the chance to showcase their speaking skills in a light-hearted way. It provides a great opportunity for networking and aims to be entertaining for both speakers and their audience.
Each contestant talks for five minutes on their topic - humour and satire are strongly encouraged. The prizes this year are a two-piece suit and shirt from TM Lewin.
This year’s topics are
International Weekend delegates interested in taking part in the oratory competition are asked to complete the registration form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday 28 September.
Join us for a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 29 September 2018 at the Law Society in London. The black-tie event forms part of a larger event, International Weekend 2018, which is open to all, although the gala dinner is targeted at junior lawyers in England and Wales and from overseas jurisdictions.
The event is aimed at all members of the legal profession in the UK (including LPC and BPTC students, paralegals, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers, junior solicitors, junior barristers, as well as those undertaking the CILEC route to qualification), and abroad. It is your chance to network with lawyers from the UK and abroad over an elegant and fun formal dinner and dancing.
For further information about International Weekend and to book your tickets please visit our website .
We look forward to welcoming you to London. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com .
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