The International Association of Lawyers (UIA - Union Internationale des Avocats) brings together more than two million lawyers from more than 120 countries. 

It’s Annual Conference is a great platform for bar leaders and legal representatives to exchange information on the mosr recent developments and offers excellent networking opportunities between legal professionals from across the world.

This year the conference will look at two main themes: the first topic will explore compliance by ”making headlines as the transposition of the Fourth European Directive of May 20, 2015 on the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing starts”.

The second main topic is data protection, which represents nowadays a sensitive topic that is very relevant in the current digital environment. 

Robert Bourns, President of The Law Society of England and Wales, will also be part of the Bar Leaders’ Panel on 29 October.  

A full programme of the conference is available here.  

For more information on registration modalities and fees, please visit this link.