at The UNIVERSITY OF LAW
14 Store Street, London WC1E 7DE (just off Tottenham Court Road )
Lecture Theatre Room TBA (ground floor)
Followed by drinks kindly provided by the Law Speaks French Society
All law students, trainees and recently qualified lawyers are invited to attend the Forum,
organised in conjunction with The University of Law Bloomsbury & the Law Speaks French Society
Members of the Panel will speak and answer questions on different aspects of legal careers at the interface between British and French Law and European law, in the UK, Brussels and France.
All talks will be in English but questions in French and English are equally welcome.
Simon Horsington – Barrister Grays Inn, former Legal Director Fidelity International, Global Attorney PIMCO, Counsel Regulator IMRO, Founder member of and Vice-President d’Honneur, of FBLS Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite et de L’Ordre du Mérite Maritime
Miss Gay Bailey – Policy adviser at the Ministry of Justice in Family Law In particular advising HM Government on EU matters relating to family Law
Michael Butcher – Trustee of the Franco-British Council, Consultant, Founder member Franco-British Lawyers Society, former General Counsel Veolia Environnement UK, Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite
Annie Guellec-Digby – Principal of the firm Guellec-Digby & Co French national qualified as an English solicitor with a large national practice where she ran their “French Desk”. In 2004, she went “solo” and set up her current practice.
Robert Stevenson – French speaker V P of the Society Solicitor – Chartered Arbitrator
Sally Osborn – Notary Public –Using language & legal skills
Registration from 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 for students and trainees).For information email the Administrator at: firstname.lastname@example.org