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Legal Careers Forum

When: 20/11/2018 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Where: The University of Law, The College of Law, 14 Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7DE, UK

LEGAL CAREERS FORUM Tuesday 20 November 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 …

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La nuit du droit au Tribunal de Commerce de Paris

When: 04/10/2018 @ 21:00 – 22:00
Where: Tribunal de Commerce de Paris, 1 Quai de la Corse, 75004 Paris, France

La nuit du droit au Tribunal de Commerce de Paris Table ronde de droit comparé L’IMPREVISION EN DROIT FRANÇAIS ET DROIT ANGLAIS, HARDSHIP AND SUPERVENING UNFORESEEABLE EVENTS jeudi 4 octobre 2018, à partir de 21 h Tribunal de Commerce de Paris 1 quai de Corse, 75001 Paris Le 4 octobre est l’anniversaire de la Constitution de 1958. En 2017, M. …

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La nuit du droit: comparaison de l’évolution constitutionnelle en France et au Royaume-Uni depuis 1958

When: 04/10/2018 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Where: Maison du Barreau, 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

NUIT DU DROIT 2018 UNE COMPARAISON DE L’ÉVOLUTION CONSTITUTIONNELLE EN FRANCE ET AU ROYAUME-UNI DEPUIS 1958 Jeudi 4 octobre 2018 18h30 – 20h30 Salle Monnerville – Maison du barreau Paris À l’occasion du soixantième anniversaire de la Constitution de 1958 et de la Nuit du Droit qui le célèbre, l’Association des juristes franco-britanniques, en liaison avec le groupe droit constitutionnel …

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60th Anniversary of the French Constitution

When: 22/10/2018 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Where: French Residence, 11 Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4QP, UK

Ambassador’s Residence from 6pm to 9pm: – 6.00: participants arrive – 6.30: opening speeches: Ambassador and Lady Hale – 7.00-8.00: debate with 4 panelists (5 minutes each followed by Q&A) – 8.00-9.00: reception

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Summer Reception: Roederer Award

When: 20/06/2018 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Where: Résidence de France (Residence of the French Ambassador in London), 11 Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4QP, UK

By invitation only

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Annual Colloquium 2018 – Brexit : the practical and legal consequences for the constituent parts of the UK and France, including the devolved administrations

Edinburgh from Calton Hill (2015) Giuseppe Milo (CC-BY)

When: 28/09/2018 all-day
Where: The Scottish Parliament

This event has now finished. You can find the proceedings and pictures of the event by clicking on the link HERE.   Friday 28 September 2018 – The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd, Royal Mile, Edinburgh Followed by reception and Gala Dinner at Edinburgh Castle REGISTRATION FORM – Edinburgh Brexit Colloque 2018 (Click here for PDF Document) Update: Please be warned …

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Appointing Arbitral Tribunals – comparing the civil and common law approaches

When: 28/05/2018 @ 17:00 – 20:00
Where: 28 Rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris, France

Appointing Arbitral Tribunals – comparing the civil and common law approache The Arbitration Section of the Society of Comparative Law and the Franco British Lawyers Society are jointly hosting this conference. The appointment of arbitrators is a crucial stage in arbitral procedure, with important strategic consequences.   A failure in the constitution of the Tribunal could render the eventual award a …

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Joint Seminar Law Society / French Bar (CNB)

When: 11/04/2018 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Where: The Law Society of England and Wales, 113 Chancery Ln, London WC2A 1PL, UK

This event is now fully booked    The Law Society and the French Bar (Conseil National des Barreaux) are organising a seminar on 11 April 2018 in London. The seminar aims to discuss issues of importance to both jurisdictions, and to facilitate greater cooperation within the legal profession. Two panels of experts will discuss the latest developments, challenges and opportunities …

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Conférence sur le droit de la famille

When: 08/10/2018 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Where: Maison du Barreau, Hôtel de Harlay, 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

UPDATE ON FAMILY LAW FRANCE V ENGLAND Monday 8th October 2018 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pmMaison du Barreau, Hôtel de Harlay, 2 rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris Marina FAGGIONATTO, Barrister & Arbitrator, Queen Elizabeth Building, London Nadège MARTY-DAVIES, Avocat, Toulouse bar Aurore CRESSENT,Avocat, Paris bar Françoise BONNAILLIE-VALMORIN,Avocat Paris bar and Solicitor in London Money, money, money, financial remedies upon …

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Art & Law

When: 06/11/2018 @ 16:00 – 19:00
Where: Clyde & Co., 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DH, UK

Join us for the Franco-British Lawyers Society’s 2018 Art Law conference, “Regulation and the Art Market”. Our distinguished experts drawn from the fine arts market and the law will discuss a range of topical issues affecting this important and growing sector. In the closing session, the expert panel will discuss your questions and concerns on regulation of the art market. …

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Digital inheritance: what happens to your digital assets when you die?

When: 20/03/2018 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Where: French Institute for Scotland, W Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RN, UK

Tuesday 20th March 2017 “DIGITAL INHERITANCE: WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR DIGITAL ASSETS WHEN YOU DIE?” The students from the Law School of the University of Lorraine The Franco-British Lawyers Society invites you to a lecture by the students of the Law School of the University of Lorraine entitled “Digital inheritance: what happens to your digital assets when you die?”. The …

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Hommage à Madame Myriam Ezratty

When: 02/02/2018 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Where: Cour d'appel de Paris, 1 Boulevard du Palais, 75004 Paris, France

Chantal Arens, première présidente de la cour d’appel de Paris, vous invite à participer à l’hommage qui sera rendu le vendredi 2 février à 17 heures, à la première chambre, à Myriam Ezratty, première présidente de la cour d’appel de 1988 à 1996, présidente de l’association de 1996 à 1999, disparue le 7 septembre 2017. Réponse souhaitée avant le 25 …

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Dîner annuel de la section française

When: 23/03/2018 @ 20:00 – 23:30
Where: Maison du Barreau, Hôtel de Harlay, 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, ancien premier Président de la Cour suprême du Royaume-Uni, sera l’invité d’honneur de ce dîner et y interviendra pour aborder le thème « Droits de l’Homme et terrorisme ». Bulletin d’inscription: 2018 03 23 – AJFB diner annuel DISCOURS DE LORD PHILLIPS of WORTH MATRAVERS

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Legal Careers Forum

When: 22/03/2018 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Where: The University of Law, The College of Law, 14 Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7DE, UK

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, …

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TRUSTS ET FIDUCIE

When: 15/12/2017 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Where: Maison du Barreau - Salle Gaston Monnerville, 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

L’enrichissement de la pratique de la fiducie française par l’analyse de la pratique du trust anglo-américain. Ce dernier séminaire de l’année 2017 sera introduit par Camille JAUFFRET SPINOSI,Professeur émérite de l’Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, Ancien Directeur de l’Institut de Droit Comparé de Paris Intervenants : Hélène PEISSE Notaire, SELARL Ducamp-Monod & Associés Bruno ROBIN et Romain LANTOURNE SELARL Robin de …

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Colloque Maritime Franco-Britannique

When: 25/06/2018 @ 08:30 – 22:00
Where: Secrétariat général de la Mer, 20 Avenue de Ségur, 75007 Paris, France

Ce colloque maritime, exceptionnel, juridique, naval et universitaire, inauguré en 2006 à l’EOCM de Lanveoc-Brest, puis au Britannia Royal Naval College de Dartmouth et qui s’est tenu à tour de rôle à Greenwich (Londres) et à Paris, revient en France en juin 2018. This unique legal, Naval and academic Maritime colloquium inaugurated in 2006 at EOCM Lanveoc-Brest, then at Britannia …

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The London Legal Walk 2018

When: 21/05/2018 @ 16:30 – 19:00
Where: 4-5 Gray's Inn Square Barrister Chambers, Grays Inn Square Chambers Ltd, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square, London WC1R 5AH, UK

The 2018 London Legal Walk will take place on Monday 21 May from 4.30pm. As in previous years, the FBLS is keen on building a team and would like to invite you to join! This is a unique opportunity to join more than 8,000 members of the legal profession to raise much-needed money for free legal advice agencies. Please let …

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Forum des Associations françaises en Grande Bretagne 2017

When: 07/10/2017 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Where: Baden Powell House, 65-67 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5JS, UK

La Fédération des Associations Françaises en Grande Bretagne organise le 7 octobre un forum des Associations françaises en Grande Bretagne durant lequel l’Association des Juristes Franco-Britanniques / Franco-British Lawyers Society tiendra un stand. Venez nous y retrouver et découvrir l’Association

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Belfast Colloquium: Brexit, citizenship and fundamental rights in the Irish context

When: 18/11/2017 all-day
Where: Inn of Court in Northern Ireland, 91 Chichester St, Belfast BT1 3JQ, UK

On behalf of the Franco-British Lawyers Society and with support from Bar Council of Northern Ireland, the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast and the French Embassy to the United Kingdom, you are cordially invited to attend a one-day colloquium at the Inn of Court in Northern Ireland in Belfast on Saturday 18 November 2017 on: Brexit – …

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Blockchain, Bitcoins & other cryptocurrencies: the new frontiers

When: 30/10/2017 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Where: Maison du Barreau - Salle Gaston Monnerville, 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

Intervenants : – Eric CAPRIOLI, Avocat, docteur en Droit, spécialisation NTIC – Manuel VALENTE, Directeur de la Maison Bitcoins – Simon POLROT, Avocat, spécialiste des enjeux juridiques des technologies blockchain – Arthur GOBEL, Avocat, fiscalité des bitcoins et lutte anti-blanchiment La conférence sera présidée par Bernard Vatier, ancien Bâtonnier du Barreau de Paris, Président de l’AJFB/FBLS avec, à ses côtés, …

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Update on family law – Children matters England v France

When: 13/11/2017 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Where: Charles Russell Speechlys , 5 Fleet Pl, London EC4M 7RD, UK

Update on family law – Children matters England v France FBLS Family Law Event 13 Nov 2017 Flyer (PDF) Monday 13 November 2017 5 Fleet Place, London EC4M 7RD The event is kindly hosted and sponsored by Charles Russell & Speechlys Time: From 6pm to 8pm, followed by a drinks reception PANEL: Richard Collins, Partner at Charles Russell & Speechlys, …

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Colloquium: Business and Brexit

Brexit by Daniel Diaz Bardillo 2017 [CC0]

When: 22/09/2017 all-day
Where: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London), Exchange House, 12 Primrose St, London EC2A 2HS, UK

City of London – Friday 22 September 2017 On behalf of the Franco-British Lawyers Society, in association with the Franco-British Council and with support from Herbert Smith Freehills and GPlus Europe, you are cordially invited to attend a one-day colloquium on “Business and Brexit” in London on Friday 22 September 2017. The event will examine Brexit and the business and …

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Visite – découverte de la Cour de Justice de l’Union Européenne

When: 11/07/2017 all-day

Journée exceptionnelle au cours de laquelle vous assisterez à une audience (avec briefing avant l’audience), rencontrerez Mme E. Sharpston, Avocat Général, M. J. Bonichot, Juge à la Cour, déjeunerez à la Cour puis échangerez avec M. I. Forrester, Juge au Tribunal. A NE PAS RATER! Bulletin d’inscription: 2017 07 11 – AJFB – visite CJUE Photo des participants à l’édition …

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Legal Careers Forum

When: 30/03/2017 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Where: University of Law, 14 Store St, Camden Town, London WC1E, UK

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, Belgium and France. All talks will be in English but questions in French are more than welcome. Chairman: Sally Osborn Retired Solicitor …

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Powers of attorney and legal incapacity in France and Scotland

When: 15/03/2017 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Where: Edinburgh Law School - David Hume Tower (Room LG.08), George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JX, UK

Wednesday 15th March 2017 “POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND LEGAL INCAPACITY IN FRANCE AND SCOTLAND” Flyer FBLS March 2017 – Powers of attorney and legal incapacity (Edinburgh) The Franco-British Lawyers Society, in association with the Edinburgh School of Law, invites you to a lecture by the students of the Law School of the University of Lorraine entitled “Powers of attorney and …

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Arbitration – Which seat to choose? In conjunction with the CI Arb (London branch)

When: 13/03/2017 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Where: Stephenson Harwood, 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7EB, UK

OUR DISTINGUISHED PANEL WILL BE DEBATING THE MERITS OF THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS AND THE CHOICE OF GOVERNING RULES OF ARBITRATION. PANEL Robert Stevenson, panel chair and partner, BLM Law Duncan Bagshaw, counsel, Stephenson Harwood Rajeev Sharma Fokeer of the Paris and English bars Patrick Leonard Sc (Ireland) Brandon Malone (Scotland) Laurent Killias (Switzerland)   Timings: 18:00 – registration 18.30 – …

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Diner annuel de la section française

When: 30/03/2017 @ 20:00
Where: Maison du Barreau (salons de Harlay), 2 Rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris, France

Le diner annuel de la section française se tiendra le 30 mars 2017 à 20h00 à la Maison du Barreau (salons de Harlay), en présence de Sir Richard Aikens, ancien Lord Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales jusqu’en novembre 2015, qui interviendra pour évoquer le Brexit. Plus d’informations et inscriptions: 2017 03 30 – …

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[Annulée] Transition numérique: big data, intelligence artificielle et services financiers

When: 07/03/2017 @ 13:30 – 18:30
Where: Paris, 66 Avenue Marceau, 75008 Paris, France

La conférence a été annulée La conférence se tiendra en français et fait l’objet d’une validation au titre de la FCO pour 3 heures 30 L’AJFB organise une conférence sur le Big Data le 7 mars 2017 à Paris. Les sujets suivants seront abordés: machine learning, cyber sécurité, analyse de données et services bancaires, défis de la distribution, droit pénal, …

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The Art and Law Event (Second Edition)

When: 14/11/2016 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Where: Notre Dame University London, 1 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG, UK

The Art Law (Second Edition) Event Join us for the Franco-British Lawyers Society’s 2016 conference on Art Law when our experts will discuss the spoliation, or looting, of art-works, and their restitution. The keynote address will be given by The Hon. Mr Justice Deeny, Chancery judge in the High Court of Northern Ireland and Chairman of the UK Government’s Spoliation …

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Going Digital – Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

When: 24/10/2016 @ 14:00 – 18:00
Where: Herbert Smith Freehills, Primrose St, London EC2A, UK

Our world and the organisations we work for are increasingly shaped by algorithms. They are everywhere, fed by an increasing quantity of data. This conference is aimed at those who would like to understand better what Big Data and Artificial Intelligence are by looking their implications for financial services, by focusing on cyber security, data analytics and machine learning – and …

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Extradition under the European Arrest Warrant

When: 29/09/2016 @ 16:00 – 18:00
Where: University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, Marylebone, London W1B, UK

FBLS European Arrest Warrant Event (2016) Flyer (PDF) Extradition under the European Arrest Warrant Thursday 29 September 2016, from 4pm to 6pm The Boardroom, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2U There are a number of agreements requiring courts and other judicial authorities in EU member states to give effect to judgments and orders issued by similar bodies …

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Colloque annuel “Crime et châtiment” (procédure pénale comparée France Royaume-Uni)

When: 21/10/2016 all-day
Where: Grand'Chambre de la Cour de cassation, Palais de Justice de Paris, 5 Quai de l'Horloge, 75001 Paris, France

Analyse comparée de la procédure pénale, de la mise en œuvre des poursuites jusqu’au jugement, sur la base d’un cas pratique. Présentation:2016-10-21-colloque-annuel-crime-et-chatiment Bulletin d’inscription: ajfb-colloque-21-10-2016-bulletin-dinscription

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