Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s International Weekend organised by The Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division, which will take place between 22-26 September 2016 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 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel
  • International Oratory Competition

International Weekend 2016 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. However the programme will be of interest to JLD members who are welcome to attend all events.

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

We provide delegates with a mix of technical seminars, 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.

A spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 24 September 2016 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Bloomsbury, London. For more information and booking modlaities, please visit this link


To book your place and view programme

The programme and booking information are now available. Visit the International Weekend website for further information.

Ticket prices range from £90.86 – £223.61. Early bird rates are available.

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