„English Law Day” Conference – 7th November 2019

The International Affairs Committee has the pleasure of inviting You to „English Law Day” – an event organized in cooperation with the British Law Centre, during which excellent practitioners will familiarize participants, in accessible form, with many interesting aspects of English and international law.

The event take place in Conference Center of Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, Żytnia st. 15/16, 7.11.2019 r., 12.00-17.00.

Speakers will include practitioners having wide knowledge and experience – professionally active solicitors and barristers and partners of several British law firms. Among the speakers we may in particular distinguish Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill – Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and Stephen Denyer – long time partner of one of the top British law firms and Director of Strategic Relationships at The Law Society of England & Wales.

The event is aimed at familiarizing the participants with a wide range of topics related with English law and British market, and in particular those which may be of interest also to Polish lawyers or which are related to Poland (e.g. fraud, asset tracing and recovery between the UK and Poland, or cross-border division of marital property). The event is aimed in particular at lawyers interested in issues concerning business and investments and fields such as corporate law, intellectual property law, aviation law as well as at in-house lawyers of entrepreneurs and institutions. Legal practitioners will also have the opportunity to compare English and Polish regulations and practice in various fields of law.

The format of the event includes one hour networking meeting with the speakers, during which the participants will have possibility to further explore selected topics, exchange views and insights and interact directly with the speakers and other participants.

ESTIMATED PLAN OF THE CONFERENCE:

1130-1200       Registration

1200-1210       Introduction

1210-1235     Stephen Denyer – keynote speaker (solicitor, Head of Strategic Relationships at the Law Society of England & Wales) – „Cross border cooperation between lawyers and creating the networks of law firms”

1235-1300         Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill (British Supreme Court judge) – „Environmental Law and Human Rights”

1300-1325      Damian Falkowski (barrister, Lincoln’s Inn) – „Fraud, asset tracing and recovery between the UK and Poland”

1325-1350      Mike Edge (solicitor, head of real estate at Mills&Reeve) – „The role of the property   developer”

1350-1410       Kate Boguslawska (partner, Carter Lemon Camerons LLP) – “Directors’ duties and the new corporate governance rules”

1410-1425      Coffee break

1425-1450     Paul McCartney (partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP) – “Regulations concerning transactions and investments in hotel industry”

1450-1515     Campbell Dye (partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP) – “Anti-counterfeiting in intellectual property”

1515-1535      Simon Gamblin (partner, Clyde & Co LLP) – “Cross-border logistics issues in aviation”

1535-1600   Ania Tarasiewicz (senior associate, Mills&Reeve)  – “The cross border aspects in divorce, prenuptial and child relocation cases”

1600-1700      Networking panel

 

Programme of the event may be changed.

 

Language of the event is exclusively English. However, for understanding merits of the presentations, no knowledge of English law is required.

Attorneys-at-Law get 5 points for participations.

For attorneys-at-law and attorney-at-law trainees participation tn the conference is free of charge.

 

Registration

 

The number of places is limited, apply as soon as possible!*

*Are you busy? Your plans have changed? Please let us know – give a chance another Attorneys-at-Law

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