The Law Society participated in an event with the Consejo General de la Abogacía Española (CGAE) on 28 February. 

David Greene, Chair of the Law Society’s International Commitee, Head of the Brexit task force, and Law Society representative to the UK Delegation to the CCBE, took part in a “Brexit day” at the Spanish National Bar Council in Madrid, on 28 February.

The Spanish Bar President, Victoria Ortega,stressed in her opening speech that the “Spanish Bar aims to position the Legal Profession as an instrument to improve relations between Spain and the EU with the United Kingdom.

The first round table, moderated by María Eugènia Gay , president of the International Relations Commission of the Spanish Bar, addressed how third country lawyers can practice in Spain.

Nielson Sánchez Stewart , partner of Sánchez-Stewart Abogados, counselor of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers, moderated the second round of the Conference that analyzed the negotiation, consequences and opportunities of Brexit for the legal profession.

In this second round table the liaison magistrate of Spain in the United Kingdom  Miguel Carmona  ,  Marlen Estévez , partner of Roca & Junyent,  David Greene , president of the International Affairs Commission of The Law Society, and  Marisol Lana , lawyer of DAC Beachcroft SLPU.

The full report is available here.