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Clients & Practitioners Abroad

Spain (Autumn 2010)Circuit member Jeremy Scudamore’s practice in Madrid is profiled in the article below. He speaks about the opportunities to offer services, and the benefits his knoweldge and experience of different legal systems brings, to clients based overseas. Cinco Dias article – 26.10.10 (Eng translation)

Annual Conference – Paris – Forging a ‘European Judicial Culture’ The Role for Bars.

Paris (18-20 November 2010)CPD accreditaiton by the Bar Standards Board has been confirmed as 8 hours.  This highly successful event covered:  Topics & Themes: * Luxembourg versus Strasbourg: a Constitutional Court for Europe * Has Arbitration already forged a European Judicial Culture? * Foreign & Comparative Law in our Courts * Cross-border Recognition of Innovative Legal Practice Vehicles.  Plus… Read more »

Circuit Leader’s Blog – News from the European Circuit

London (Spring 2010)In his latest ‘blog’, Fergus Randolph QC reports on the success of our recent talk on the Lisbon Treaty, as well as plans for future events including the Annual Conference in Paris in November 2010. EuroCircuit Leader’s Blog March10EuroCircuit Leader’s Blog Dec09

BACFI EU seminar and ‘meet the Circuit’

London (21/09/2010)A BACFI seminar on “Recent Developments in European Law including the Akzo Nobel decision” with Fergus Randolph QC, Leader of the European Circuit of the Bar & James Flynn QC, Brick Court Chambers and Evanna Fruithof, Consultant Director, Bar Council Brussels Office, takes place on 21 September from 5.45pm at Brick Court Chambers (followed by drinks). … Read more »

Annual Lecture by Master of the Rolls

London (24/06/2010)The Master of the Rolls delivered the Circuit’s first Annual Lecture entitled “The Incoming Tide: The Civil Law, the Common Law, Referees and Advocates” on 24 June 2010 to a mixed audience of barristers, solicitors, students and academics. The transcript is available to download, below. mr-euro-circuit-lecture-june-2010

The Lisbon Treaty & the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: How they will change the EU

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London (27/04/2010)European Circuiteer & Committee Member Dr Gunnar Beck provided an overview of the Treaty and the EU Charter with some focus on legal uncertainty and legal reasoning, with his colleague Dr Tom O’Shea of Queen Mary, University of London considering the tax implications.  Download a copy of Gunnar’s presentation… Read more »

The Lisbon Treaty – How it Changes the EU

London (25/02/2010)An evening seminar on the Lisbon Treaty was held recently at Gray’s Inn.  Dr Gunnar Beck gave an in-depth analysis of the Treaty and its implications, which was followed by lively discussions.  The Treaty came into force on 1st December 2009 and makes substantial changes to the operation of the EU law both at… Read more »

Annual Conference 2009

Warsaw (October 2009)This year’s conference was held in Warsaw 16-17 October 2009.  See the Leader’s Blog for a further report on its success. Next year’s Annual Conference will take place in Paris in October 2010.  The Warsaw conference involved:  Friday 16 October  Morning / Lunchtime – Conference registration followed by Visit to the Supreme Court… Read more »

Berlin seminar hosted by the German Bar, DAV – 17 April 2009

Germany (17 April 2009)Following a highly successful event in London last year, the Interntional Relations Committee of the Bar Council hosted a joint event with the German Bar, DAV on 17 April 2009 in Berlin, with the support of the European Circuit and the Bar European Group.  It proved a perfect opportunity for members to… Read more »

Annual Conference in Brussels – A Report from the Circuit Leader, Gerard McDermott QC

Brussels Brussels was the location for the European Circuit recent Annual Conference (16-18 October). Taking the theme of European & International Practice: Contrasts & Comparisons from Regional Bars, the Conference attracted advocates from across the European Union.  With Eleanor Sharpston QC the senior Advocate General of the European Court of Justice providing the keynote address, the… Read more »

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