The European Circuit News

Forthcoming events – September and November 2013

Financial services: an offshore perspective.  Guernsey, 20 September  2013    We are fortunate to have secured the Royal Court Chamber in St Peter Port for  this timely and highly topical event.   During the day we also hope  to have an opportunity to see the Royal Court in action.  There will be  a main working session on… Read more »

Brussels New Issue 112

The latest bulletin from the Bar Council’s Brussels Office  (28 June 2013) is available online here.         

Annual Conference, Vienna, November 2012

We are delighted to report that our Annual Conference in Vienna was a great success! It included a visit to the Oberlandesgericht Wien, and a series of sessions kindly hosted by the Viennese bar with a keynote speech from Michael M Collins S.C. former Chair of the Irish Bar, and sessions on new legal practice… Read more »

Circuit’s Third Annual Lecture

Our third Annual Lecture was given by Professor Dr Reinhard Zimmermann FBA FRSE entitled “The Proposed Codification of European Sales on Law: Some Critical Comments” on 12th July 2012, at 39 Essex Street Chambers. Professor Zimmermann is Director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law at Hamburg. The subject matter was… Read more »

Annual Conference, Geneva November 2011

Geneva, Switerland (10 – 12 November 2011)* Conference report now available below. * We brought together advocates from the UK & Channel Islands, Switzerland, Europe and the United States & Canada to share perspectives of practice in their jurisdictions and experiences in cross border work. * The conference was held in collaboration with l’ordre des… Read more »

BACFI European Law event with Circuit

Brick Court Chambers, London (27 September 2011)On Tuesday 27th September 2011, 6pm till 7.30pm at Brick Court  Chambers, 7-8 Essex St. London WC2, there will be a BACFI event,  followed by drinks on the Roof Terrace, held in association with the  Circuit, on the The Common Framework Reference, The Proposed European Law of Contract, Rights… Read more »

Circuit’s Second Annual Lecture – Thomas LJ

Brick Court Chambers, London (21st June 2011)TRANSCRIPT BELOW: the Rt. Hon Lord Justice Thomas addressed the Circuit on “The Responsibilities of the Judiciary in the Emerging Common Area for Justice: Judicial Decisions, the Administration of Justice & Relations with the Executive & Legislature”. * Thomas LJ, the incoming President of the Queen’s Bench Division, gave… Read more »

Amity Supper with BACFI

Middle Temple, London (30/03/2011)IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE FRANCO-BRITISH LAWYERS SOCIETY, THE BRITISH-GERMAN JURISTS’ ASSOCIATION AND THE EUROPEAN CIRCUIT OF THE BAR OF ENGLAND & WALES  BACFI’S AMITY SUPPER takes place on Wednesday 30th March 2011, 7.30pm for 8pm, in The Parliament Chamber, Middle Temple.  Supper tickets £40 each.  Please send cheque payable to ‘BACFI’, PO… Read more »

Paris in the Fall

Paris (Autumn, 2010)Wesley Horton reports on his visit to Paris as representative of the American Counsel Association with whom the Circuit has close links, to participate in the Circuit’s Annual Conference. He recalls the differences between appeals and court hearings in France compared to the US and encourages Americans to attend future conferences. Paris_in_the_Fall

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)

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