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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)

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

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