FBLS and University of Law Careers ONLINE SEMINAR

25/11/2020 @ 18:00 – 20:00


Wednesday 25 November 2020, 6.00 – 8.00pm ONLINE PANEL


All law students, trainees and recently qualified lawyers are invited to attend the ONLINE Forum organised in conjunction with The University of Law. 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 welcome .

Mia Forbes Pirie

Moderator: Mia Forbes Pirie International Mediator, facilitator & coach, ha shad careers in law and science and a former career as a solicitor in a top City of London firm. Recognised by “We Are the City” as an Inspirational Woman.


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 FBLS, Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite et de L’Ordre du Mérite Maritime

Estelle CROS

Magistrate de liaison à Londres, Ambassade de France au Royaume Uni.

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

Leonardo Carpentieri

Counsel at LMS LLP in London. Avocat au Barreau de Paris and Solicitor of England & Wales specialised in international arbitration. Previously lawyer in Paris & London for international law firms. President of the English Committee of the FBLS.

Floriane Laruelle

Floriane Laruelle Junior Solicitor at Dawson Cornwell Solicitors ( who started her legal career as a paralegal) in the Private Client and Family Law Department

Sally Osborn

Notary Public, Past President of The Notaries Society; retired English solicitor with a London practice where she set up the “French Department”.

Tatiana Desjobert

Solicitor and Senior Legal Counsel EMEA for  Newell Brands, former Legal Counsel at Atlas Copco, former Avocat au barreau de Paris with extensive in-house experience in London in various industry sectors; and in private practice in Paris, New Orleans, Moscow and London for international law firms

Caroline Nguyen Huu

Caroline is a Junior Associate in the Banking & Finance Department of Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP, awaiting to be sworn in before the Paris Court of Appeal. She graduated with an LLB in English and French law, a double degree jointly organised by the University of Essex and the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense, before studying Banking and Financial law at King’s College London (as part of their LLM Programme) and Assas University.

Sandrine Delarue

Qualified avocat at the Paris Bar and a solicitor. She was educated in France and in the United Kingdom (London School of Economics). Sandrine is currently working as an assistant director at the CMA. Prior to joining the CMA, Sandrine worked in private practices both in Paris and in London.

Dawn Farrow

Current Careers Consultant and Employer Liaison at The University of Law.


Registration is free and all are welcome.

To register, please email: fbls@outlook.com and details of how to join will be sent prior to the event.

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 information email the FBLS Administrator at: fbls@outlook.com


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