Conference5RB 2014 will take place at a crucial time for media law with the new defamation act coming into force, the first statutory change since 1996. The criminal trials of Rebekah Brooks and others over phone hacking have highlighted the criminal aspects involved in media law. The conference is both non-profit an d sponsored by Hiscox. Attend and:
• Hear from Keynote speaker Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court
• Participate in interactive workshops on specialist areas of media law.
• Engage with over 200 media practitioner
• Gain insight on valuable defamation and privacy law updates
Hosted by Legal Week (organisers of The British Legal Awards) and the Corporate Lawyers Association of South Africa (CLASA), these inaugural awards will celebrate legal excellence in Africa and are open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the continent. The judging panel will be made up of senior in-house lawyers and other legal and business figures from across Africa. Categories include General Counsel of the Year, Legal Department of the Year, Legal Team of the Year and Law Firm of the Year. There will also be a series of sector-based awards to celebrate the achievements of law firm teams working across the continent. Table bookings: Call Anthony Epega on tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9092, email firstname.lastname@example.org or book online at www.africanlegalawards.com
The twelfth annual Legal Week International Private Client Forum 2014 will once again be chaired by Basil Zirinis of Sullivan & Cromwell (UK & USA) and Rupert Ticehurst of Berwin Leighton Paisner (UK). This pre-eminent annual conference for leading international private client lawyers will take place on 13-15 November 2014 at the Villa d'Este, in Lake Como in northern Italy. The theme of this year's Legal Week Private Client Forum is 'Navigating through instability'. The role of the international private client adviser has always been to anticipate risk and protect against it. Historically, in many jurisdictions those risks may have been limited to economic, tax and family conflict. Conference bookings: Steve Hands, tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9819 or email
The British Legal Awards are the leading awards for the UK's thriving business law community acting as a showcase for the achievements of one of the country's most successful sectors. Hosted by Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, this glittering awards ceremony is attended by 1,000 lawyers, representing the cream of the UK's legal community. Event enquiries and table bookings: Call Steve Hands on +44 (0)20 7004 7460 or email email@example.com ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday 5 September 2014.
Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas will unite the most senior private client lawyers from North America, Central and South America to address key issues facing private client practitioners. Taking place in February 2015, the forum will provide the perfect combination of thought-provoking sessions, together with ample opportunity to meet and network with fellow industry peers, enabling you to build new and existing friendships. We are privileged to announce that Joshua Rubenstein of Katten Muchin Rosenman will be chairing our forum. Joshua is known by many in the private client world to be not only a top level trust and estates lawyer, but a charismatic and extremely influential character who will lead our forum with great expertise. Bookings: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Returning as our trusted chair for Legal Week's ninth annual Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, Shân Warnock-Smith QC of 5 Stone Buildings, UK and ICT Chambers, Cayman Islands will lead the world's elite in the field of trust and estate litigation to share and compare tactics and strategies. Experts will pool their experience of both familiar and less familiar jurisdictions in a unique and informal collegiate atmosphere in which the contributions of both speakers and delegates are welcomed and valued. The secret of the forum's success, developed over the past eight years, lies in the quality of the speakers and delegates it attracts from many of the key jurisdictions in the world and their willingness to participate actively in the programme. Conference bookings: Steve Hands +44 (0)20 7316 9819 or email@example.com
Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2015 brings together managing partners and senior
management from independent law firms from across the globe to debate and discuss challenges facing their firms. The event will also include a networking
reception on the evening prior to the conference, to allow delegates the
opportunity to network with peers from across Europe and emerging and
Conference bookings: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Uniting senior private client practitioners from the UK and beyond, the evening will invite debate from our audience, who will interact with our esteemed panel of speakers to discuss key issues and developments for practitioners today. The evening will be followed by networking drinks.
For answers to these questions and more join us for An Audience with... Private client, where leading experts will debate these important and timely topics, offering valuable opinion and insights into the challenges and opportunities which arise. Bookings: email@example.com