Past event reports

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  • Implementing Brexit: A Rule of Law Perspective, 5 December

    19 November 2018

    To mark Human Rights Week, our office, Bingham Centre for Rule of Law and Flinn Law held an event to discuss EU citizens in the UK, data privacy and the protection of personal data and dispute resolution after Brexit from the perspective of the Rule of Law. Our panellists discussed the Rule of Law implications of the proposed Withdrawal Agreement.

  • Indirect discrimination in access to justice, 20 November

    17 October 2018

    EWLA and the UK Law Societies Brussels Office held a conference on developing legal tools to assess and challenge member state action where women face indirect discrimination on access to justice within the remit of EU competence. For example, cuts in legal aid system, shortening the opening hours for courts or compulsory mediation may have a greater impact on women than on men when women are seeking access to justice.  The core questions included: Wh

  • Lobbying and ethics, 7 November

    9 October 2018

    The UK Law Societies Brussels Office and Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP) held an event on ethics and lobbying in Brussels on 7 November at 5:30 pm.

  • Cross border professional services in the digital age: Why domestic regulation matters

    27 September 2018

    Law Societies and UK and Argentinian Missions to the WTO will hold a workshop as part of the WTO Public Forum. The event will take place on 4 October at 8:30 am in the WTO building (Room S2) in Geneva.

  • Data Protection and Brexit: The Winds of Change

    4 September 2018

    The UK Law Societies’ Brussels Office and the European Policy Centre held a breakfast meeting on 25 September 2018 concerning data protection and Brexit.

  • The Law Societies’ Joint Brussels Office Summer Reception

    31 May 2018

    The Law Societies’ Joint Brussels Office will hold its annual Summer Reception on 21 June in Brussels.

  • Enforcing commercial judgments between the UK and EU after Brexit - 24 May

    30 April 2018

    The UK Law Societies Brussels Office invites you to a lunchtime seminar on 24 May 2018, on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters following Brexit.

  • Panel discussion on Family Law and Brexit - 16 May 2018

    30 April 2018

    Catherine Bearder MEP and the UK Law Societies Brussels Office invite you to a panel discussion with: Professor David Hodson OBE MICArb, The International Family Law Group Tim Scott, Queen’s Counsel, 29 Bedford Row Chambers, London Daniel Eames, Clarke Willmott Solicitors Rachael Kelsey, SKO Family Law Specialists

  • AI and ethics: Plotting a path to the unanswered questions

    29 March 2018

    The Law Society of England and Wales is holding a summit on AI and Legal Ethics on 27 April 2018. With a keynote address from Professor Richard Susskind OBE, the event will bring together a cross-disciplinary group of speakers and participants comprising leading academics, representatives from tech companies, and the legal profession. This event will examine some of the most fundamentally important legal and ethical questions arising from the growing capability of Machine Learning and AI.

  • ECIPE & UK Law Societies Seminar: The Multilateral Investment Court System, 27 March, Brussels

    14 March 2018

    European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) and the UK Law Societies invite you to an debate on the proposed multilateral investment court (MIC) and its implications for the trading system.

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