Latest events

Indirect discrimination in access to justice, 20th November

17 October 2018

EWLA and the UK Law Societies Brussels Office are organising a day 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 ...

Lobbying and ethics, 7 November

9 October 2018

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

Indirect discrimination in access to justice, 20 November

9 April 2018

The event will address the indirect discrimination facing women in relation to access to justice, within the remit of EU competence. For example, cuts to legal aid, shortening court opening hours or compulsory mediation may have a greater impact on women’s ability to access justice in contrast to their male counterparts. Therefore, EWLA and the UK Law Societies Office are looking for papers and speakers on developing legal tools to assess and challenge member state action in situations ...

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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

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