Careers Forum 2014 to be held on 27th March in London

at The UNIVERSITY OF LAW

14 Store Street, London WC1E 7DE (just off Tottenham Court Road )

Lecture Theatre Room  TBA  (ground floor)

Followed by drinks kindly provided by the Law Speaks French Society  

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All law students, trainees and recently qualified lawyers are invited to attend the Forum,

organised in conjunction with The University of Law Bloomsbury & the Law Speaks French Society

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Members of the Panel will speak and answer questions on different aspects of legal careers at the interface between British and French Law and European law, in the UK, Brussels  and France.

All talks will be in English but questions in French and English are equally welcome.

More information there

Chairman

Simon Horsington – Barrister Grays Inn, former Legal Director Fidelity International, Global Attorney PIMCO, Counsel Regulator IMRO, Founder member of and Vice-President d’Honneur, of  FBLS Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite et de L’Ordre du Mérite Maritime

Panel

Miss Gay Bailey – Policy adviser at the Ministry of Justice in Family Law In particular advising HM Government on EU matters relating to family Law

Michael Butcher – Trustee of the Franco-British Council, Consultant, Founder member Franco-British Lawyers Society, former General Counsel Veolia Environnement UK, Officier de l’Ordre National  du Mérite

Annie Guellec-Digby – Principal of the firm Guellec-Digby & Co   French national qualified as an English solicitor with a large national practice where she  ran their “French Desk”. In 2004, she went “solo” and set up her current practice.

Robert Stevenson – French speaker V P of the Society Solicitor – Chartered Arbitrator

Sally Osborn – Notary Public –Using language &  legal skills

 

Registration from 5.45pm for a prompt start at 6pm

No charge: those attending are encouraged to become members of the Franco-British Lawyers Society (£15 annual subscription for students and trainees).For information email the Administrator at: fbls@outlook.com

Careers forum 27 March 2014 (Flyer in PDF)

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