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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: What ...

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.

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