Legal Careers Forum – Thursday 22 March 2018, 6.00 – 9.00pm


Thursday 22 March 2018, 6.00 – 9.00pm

The University of Law, 14 Store Street, London WC1E 7DE

Followed by drinks kindly provided by the University of Law

All law students, trainees and recently qualified lawyers are invited to attend the Forum,
organised in conjunction with The University of Law – Bloomsbury.
Members of the Panel will address different aspects of legal careers in the UK, and France.
All talks will be in English but questions in French are more than welcome.

Chairman: Simon Horsington, Barrister Grays Inn, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers. Former Legal Director Fidelity International, Global Attorney PIMCO, Counsel Regulator IMRO, Founder member of and Vice-Président d’Honneur of the FBLS, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, de l’Ordre National du Mérite et de l’Ordre du Mérite Maritime.

Panel : Ariane Amson, Magistrat de Liaison à Londres, Ambassade de France au Royaume Uni, Ancienne conseillère justice et victimes du Président de la République, ancienne substitute du procureur de la République financier et ancienne conseillère politique pénale et action publique de la garde des sceaux, ministre de la justice

Leonardo Carpentieri Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP in London. Avocat au Barreau de Paris and Solicitor of England & Wales specialising in international arbitration, primarily in the infrastructure and energy sectors. Previously lawyer in Paris & London for international law firms. President of the English Committee of the FBLS.

Gay Bailey, Policy adviser at the Ministry of Justice in family law advising in particular HM Government on EU matters relating to family law

Floriane Laruelle, Paralegal at Dawson Cornwell Solicitors in the Private Client and Family Law Department. Trainee Solicitor as of September 2018.

Sally Osborn, Retired Solicitor Practising Notary Public, Past President of The Notaries Society; formerly English solicitor with a London practice where she set up the “French Department”.

Tatiana Desjobert, Senior Counsel, Atlas Copco Legal Department, former Avocat au barreau de Paris and Solicitor; has extensive in-house experience in London in various industry sectors; previously worked in private practice in Paris, New Orleans, Moscow and London for international law firms

Camille Noirot, Associate at Gide in London. Solicitor in England and Wales, and registered as attorney-at-law in New York State specializing in securitization and structured finance. She advises financial institutions and companies on multi-jurisdictional securitization and receivables financing, as well as project financing, asset financing, banking and derivatives / structured products.

Registration at 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 fee for students, interns and trainee solicitors)
For more information, please email the FBLS Administrator at:

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