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  • Leadership, wo.men and law in the 21 century

    16 May 2019

    The UK Law Societies’ Office, Rescope and NautaDutilh will hold a seminar on leadership, wo.men & law in the 21stcentury. The event will take place on 7 June from 1 to 2:30 pm, at NautaDutilh offices, at Chaussee de la Hulpe 120. 

  • Legal Breakfast Series: CJEU’s opinion on CETA’s Investment Court System and its implications for future EU trade policy

    23 April 2019

    The Law Societies’ Brussels office and Flinn Law will hold a breakfast meeting with a panel discussion on Tuesday morning, 14 May at 9:00 am, about the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) Opinion concerning the CETA Investment Court System (ICS) and the autonomy of EU Law. (The Opinion is due on 30 April).

  • Pushing Back: Implementing global justice and gender goals in a time of closing space for the judiciary

    18 April 2019

    The International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) will hold its AGM and public seminar on Thursday, 30 May, 2019 at 2 pm at the UK Law Society Office, 113 Chancery Lane, London.

  • Seminar: What will Brexit bring for international private clients?

    27 February 2019

    On 2nd April 2019 the UK Law Societies’ Joint Brussels Office and STEP will be holding a half-day seminar at the Brussels offices of Loyens & Loeff on the possible  impact of brexit on international private clients. Panellists and guest speakers will include prominent practitioners from the UK, Brussels and other EU jurisdictions. The seminar will last from 1pm to 6pm and a light lunch will be provided.   

  • Panel Discussion - Ensuring Privacy and Security in Europe: What are the challenges in an internet age? 26 February 2019

    14 February 2019

    The UK Law Societies joint Brussels office and the Centre for European Policy Studies present a panel discussion on the regulatory framework for the lawful processing of data by security and intelligence agencies. The discussion will encompass key questions on how our data is stored and accessed by state agencies, how widely data can and should be used as well as discussing the  surrounding legal and ethical issues. 

  • Save the date: The NHS and Brexit: Implications for health law and policy in Northern Ireland

    28 January 2019

    This event, held as part of the ESRC “UK in a changing Europe” project “Health law outside the EU: Immediate, Intermediate and Long-term Impacts” will examine the state of play in relation to the impact of Brexit on the law and regulation of the NHS and health care delivery post Brexit.  

  • Save the date: Kazakhstan in Focus: the new Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Court and International Arbitration Centre (IAC)

    28 January 2019

    On 4 March 2019, from 14:00 – 16:30 in London, the Law Society of England and Wales in partnership with the AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre is hosting an afternoon seminar with Lord Woolf, Chief Justice of AIFC Court and Barbara Dohmann QC, Chairman, International Arbitration Centre on 4 March 2019.

  • New Year Reception – 29 January 2019

    28 January 2019

    On 29 January The Brussels Office is holding its New Year Reception jointly organised with Office Partners (German Bar Association, Bars of Belgium & Luxembourg, Czech Bar and Austrian Bar). The reception will be followed by a Dinner with the Office Holders of each Organisation. At this occasion, Office Holders from LSEW, LSNI and LSS are coming who are Simon Davis (Vice-President of LSEW) and Paul Tennant (CEO); Alison Atack (President of LSS) and Suzanne Rice (President of LSNI). ...

  • 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

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