International events and opportunities at the Bar

A Human Rights Day seminar and a Climate Change forum are amongst the list of opportunities available to barristers by The Bar Council. Middle Temple members can benefit from a range of events both locally and internationally. Details of these and more can be found below.

Human Rights Day Seminar on Freedom of Expression

10 December 2015, London

This seminar will focus on Freedom of Expression, highlighting and raising awareness of the trend as well as recognising the great work of lawyers in this field. For further information and registration, please click here.

Opportunity for chambers to host Brazilian lawyers 

The Bar Council is delighted to welcome a group of Brazilian lawyers to London to participate in a four week exchange programme.  The Bar Council is seeking sets of chambers willing to host the Brazilian lawyers for two weeks, from 15 to 26 February 2016. Participating chambers will gain a unique insight into the legal system and market of their mentee in addition to building useful business contacts. For further information and an application form, please email Jessica Crofts-Lawrence. The deadline for applications is Friday 11 December 2015.

Other international events and opportunities

Climate Change Related Disputes: A Role for International Arbitration and ADR

7 December 2015, Paris

This forum will discuss existing use of international arbitration and ADR mechanisms to resolve climate change related disputes and to explore the further role of arbitration and ADR in the sector. For further information and registration, please click here.

British Azerbaijani Lawyers’ Association Annual Seminar

8 December 2015, London

This seminar will discuss the changes in the civil code and the impact of reforming laws on securities market in Azerbaijan. This one-day seminar will also examine the role of lawyers in anti-money laundering and third party funding in commercial litigation. For further information and registration, please click here.

Vienna Arbitration Days 2016

22-23 January 2016, Vienna

This event is a great opportunity to discuss leading topics in international arbitration, be updated on salient arbitration issues, and network with practitioners from around the globe. There will also be dancing at a traditional Viennese ball. For further information and registration, please click here.

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