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European Circuit of the Bar Annual Conference 2015

Berlin 20th September, 2015

This year the European Circuit returns to Berlin in collaboration with the Berliner Anwaltsverein, and the participation of the American Counsel Association. There will be social events, a visit to a local court and discussion of common issues/problems among colleagues from differing legal traditions. As always the conference is designed to support and facilitate the exchange of experience among lawyers with a cross-border practice.

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Evening of Sunday 20th September

7.00 pm Welcome Reception and Dinner at Lutter & Wegner am Gendarmenmarkt, Charlottenstrasse 56, 10117 Berlin

Monday 21st September

Court Visit:
8.30 am - 12.00 pm
Visit to a Berlin court, including a 30-minute Q&A session with local judges and lawyers.
(Address and arrangements to be confirmed)

12.00 pm - 1.00 pm
Lunch (delegates free to make their own arrangements)

Conference Programme

1.00 pm  Sign-in at the BAV, Littenstrasse 11, 10179 Berlin
1.20 pm  Welcome Address
1.30 pm  Magna Carta and Sachsenspiegel: Their Relevance Today
2.45 pm  Coffee break
3.00 pm  Expert Evidence of Foreign Law in EU Courts
4.15 pm  Coffee break
4.30 pm  Mutual Recognition of Decisions and Judgments – What Are the Pitfalls?
6.00 pm  EC Annual AGM
6.15 pm  Conference Closes

Reception at the British Embassy in Berlin

7.00 pm Drinks reception at the Embassy of the United Kingdom, Wilhelmstrasse 70-71, 10117, Berlin


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For ease we have put together some suggested hotels and prices:

Our recommended Hotel:

Hilton Gendarmenmarkt
Mohrenstrasse 30, 10117,
Berlin, Germany
TEL: +49-30-20230 0
FAX: +49-30-20230 1

The Hilton is currently quoting €159 per night including breakfast, fully flexible (€214 for executive room) – please contact Juliane Caudill in Cluster Reservations [email protected]

Other Hotels Near-by:

Regent Berlin Hotel

Nicolai Residence Hotel

TFE Hotel

Gat Point Charlie Hotel

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