ANNUAL FRANCO-BRITISH LEGAL CAREERS FORUM
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 6.00 – 9.00pm
University of Law, 14 Store Street, London WC1E 7DE Room SG01 ‘Ground Floor, Store Street Building’
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, Belgium 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 FBLS, Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite et de L’Ordre du Mérite Maritime
|Lucie Bruneau- Carpentieri||Assistante de la Magistrate de liaison à Londres, Ambassade de France au Royaume Uni, précédemment Legal Headhunter at SSQ in London and Litigator at Saidji&Moreau in Paris. Avocat au barreau de Paris.|
|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, primarily in the infrastructure and energy sectors. Previously lawyer in Paris & London for international law firms. President of the English Committee of the FBLS.
|Floriane Laruelle||Trainee Solicitor at Dawson Cornwell Solicitors ( who started her legal career as a para legal) in the Private client and Family Law Department .
|Notary Public, Past President of The Notaries Society; retired English solicitor with a London practice where she set up the “French Department”.
& Rebecca Mee
|Solicitor and Senior Legal Counsel EMEA for Newell Brands, former Legal Counsel at Atlas Copcot, 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.
Both completed their training contracts with Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP London; in September this year Rosalie and Rebecca qualified into, respectively, the Banking & Finance and International Dispute Resolution teams of the London office of Gide Loyrette Nouel
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 information email the FBLS Administrator at: firstname.lastname@example.org