The Summit will bring together leading businesses and legal professional from England and Wales and Kazakhstan to discuss the benefits of English law to Kazakhstani and Central Asian businesses. Our esteemed panel of experts will discuss the below topics:
- Update on recent English law developments
- International arbitration – effective use of soft skills in arbitration
- Case study of a claim in England involving Kazakhstani parties
- Foreign direct investment – successes and challenges
The conference will be followed by a networking reception. Please see attached the invitation.
The conference is supported by the British Embassy in Astana, the British Kazakhstan Law Association (BrKLA), and the Chamber of Legal Advisors of the Kazakhstan Bar Association (KazBar).
UK law firms attendance
As Central Asia’s largest economy, Kazakhstan represents an enormous opportunity for English and Welsh solicitors and law firms dealing with cross border issues. This visit comes hot on the heels of the opening of the new Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), which is based on best practices and principles of English common law. The visit is a unique opportunity to promote the use of English law, the English and Welsh legal profession and England and Wales as a disputes resolution centre.
If you are interested in attending the conference in Astana, please register your interest with EuropeCIS@lawsociety.org.uk.
Kazakhstani business and law firms
The summit is free to attend and registration is now open! The conference is aimed at senior representatives from leading companies, law firms, financial institutions, advisory firms and organisations from Kazakhstan and Central Asia. If you are interested in attending, please contact Tatyana.Blazhiyevich@fco.gov.uk to register.
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