Legal Careers Forum


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When:
20/11/2019 @ 18:00 – 21:00
2019-11-20T18:00:00+00:00
2019-11-20T21:00:00+00:00
Where:
Bloomsbury University of Law
WC1E 7DE

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

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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

Panel:
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 .

 

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

 

Rosalie Johnstone

 &  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: fbls@outlook.com

 

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