Legal Careers Forum

The Franco-British Lawyers Society was very pleased to welcome a fully packed room of young lawyers and students attending our Legal Careers Forum.

They had the opportunity to exchange with a panel composed of:

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

Michael Butcher, Chairman dataLearning Ltd, co-founder FBLS

Leonardo Carpentieri, Counsel at LMS 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.

James Casey, Associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel in London, Solicitor Advocate of England and Wales and Avocat au Barreau de Paris

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

Floriane Laruelle, Trainee Solicitor at Dawson Cornwell Solicitors in the Private Client and Family Law Department

Catherine Palmer, Legal Director and Board Member at fashion house Joseph, heading up legal department dealing with all domestic and international legal matters

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”

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