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2018 Cologne Academies on Int'l. Dispute Resolution
Monday, 16th July 2018
The Center for Transnational Law (CENTRAL) at Cologne University in cooperation with the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) will once again host its highly successful “Cologne Academies” on international dispute resolution from September 2 to 6, 2018:
- the 16th Academy on International Commercial Arbitration and
- the 13th Academy on International Business Negotiation and Mediation.
The Cologne Academies are addressed to students and young practitioners. They are well known for their highly interactive teaching & training approach which involves both the law and the practice skills required for a successful career in international dispute resolution. The Academies’ aim is to teach the skills of preventing conflict escalation, retaining good business relationships and (if it comes to that) and of focussing on the key issues of a dispute and its resolution by international business mediation or international arbitration.
For detailed information on the Academies' interactive teaching & training program, our distinguished faculty, statements of our Alumni, the fees as well as an online application form please visit our website at www.cologne-academies.com or watch our short introduction video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTHQGUowdaQ
Group rates for Moot Teams (ICC Mediation or Vis Moot) are available on request.
Legal professional vacancy
Monday, 16th July 2018
London based legal consultancy practice looking for a newly qualified legal professional to join its small but growing firm.
The successful applicant will work closely with and support a senior lawyer with a client portfolio of independent asset management firms and offshore investment funds. The position would be suitable for someone looking to move into the sector of corporate law and/or financial services law.
The successful applicant will get first-hand experience dealing directly with clients and working in a fast-paced investment buy-side environment in the St. James / Mayfair area of London. The applicant should have good knowledge, skills and interests in the following areas:
- The fundamental principles of corporate law, contract law and commercial law;
- Legal drafting and negotiation;
- the Companies Act 2006;
- EU fund law e.g. the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AiFMD”);
- Laws governing UK and EU financial services, particularly with respect to independent investment managers e.g. the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”).
Applications welcome from mature students/already qualified lawyers. The successful applicant will be expected to hit the ground running and be a fast learner. Previous work experience will be looked on favorably.
For more information, please email a covering letter and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Legal Support Assistant – part time
Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
Hardwicke Construction Team
Professional Legal Support Assistant – part time
Salary range: £15,000 pa
Location: Lincoln’s Inn, London
For immediate start
Due to the expansion and continuing success of the Hardwicke Construction Team, the group are searching for a freelance Professional Legal Support Assistant. The main purpose of the role is to provide research and legal information support to our team of busy construction barristers.
Hardwicke is a leading Barristers’ Chambers in the heart of Lincoln’s Inn, and the members of the construction team are experts in all aspects of domestic and international construction and engineering disputes.
The construction team is recommended as a leading set in both Chambers UK and Legal 500 and was voted Legal 500 Construction and Energy set of the year 2017.
The remit of the role
The successful applicant will be required to assist the construction team and marketing team to undertake a range of tasks, including:
- Legal research
- Drafting articles for legal and industry publications
- Researching and drafting content for seminars and presentations
- Drafting website updates and newsletter content for members of the construction team
- Monitoring legal, commercial and industry developments and prepare briefings and know-how material for the team
- Assisting the Marketing Team in pitches, tenders and social media content
The successful applicant will be dynamic, hard-working and talented with a passion for delivering a high quality service, including:
- Strong analytical and communication skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Strong legal and academic qualification
- Interest in construction and insurance law
For more information go to www.hardwicke.co.uk and www.hardwicke.co.uk/expertise/construction-and-engineering
To make an application, please email email@example.com sending a covering letter and CV setting out your skills and experience relating to the desired requirements of the role.
This position offers valuable experience of life in chambers and might attract someone who has completed the LPC or BTPC and is looking for a self-employed legally challenging experience.
Once you have made an application we request that you fill in the diversity monitoring survey by following this link http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/D5AZJ/. This does not form part of your application and all details are completely anonymous
Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 31st July 2018
Investment Law and Arbitration course Sept 2018
Tuesday, 12th June 2018
17-21 September 2018
The course is a five-day advanced introduction to international investment law and arbitration run by the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education.
Who is the Programme for?
- Whether for lawyers in private practice, in government departments, or in-house counsel, a thorough understanding of the building blocks of international investment law and how it is embedded in general international law is becoming increasingly important.
- Lawyers in private practice who are developing a practice in international investment arbitration, and who seek to consolidate their knowledge of international investment law and general international law.
- In-house counsel or government lawyers working on investment arbitrations.
- Lawyers in private practice who aspire to expand their practice to include investment arbitration (e.g. lawyers specialised in commercial law or international commercial arbitration.)
- State responsibility, including attribution, defences and carve-outs
- Treaty interpretation: the VCLT framework and specificities in investment arbitration
- Strategy for your arbitration practice
- Jurisdiction and admissibility
- Non-discrimination and fair and equitable treatment
- Evidence (admissibility, relevance and materiality, burdens and standards of proof)
- Control mechanisms (challenge, nullity, recognition, enforcement)
- How finance professionals value assets and companies
- The challenge of diversity in international arbitration
- Recent developments
For those less than five years into their careers, we offer a 40% discount, i.e. £2100 for registrations by 20 June, and £2700 afterwards.
For more information, please click here.
To apply, please send a CV and a one-page statement of interest to Anita Rutherford, Centre Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For any course queries, please contact Dr Michael Waibel, Academic Programme Director, email@example.com.
For any administration queries, please contact Anita Rutherford, Centre Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BACFI Seminar: Should Whistleblowers be Paid?
Monday, 11th June 2018
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
A panel discussion debating whether the UK should follow the example set by other jurisdictions – such as the US – and introduce financial incentives for individuals who blow the whistle on wrongdoing by firms.
Mary Inman, Partner, Constantine Cannon
Martin Woods, Head of Financial Crime, Thomson Reuters (and former whistleblower)
Cathy James, Senior Legal Consultant, Public Concern at Work
Rebecca Aston, Head of Professional Standards, CISI
Chaired by Jenny Barker of Counsel, Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP
Kindly hosted by Peters and Peters Solicitors LLP
15 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1BW
18:00 (registration 17:30)
Followed by drinks and networking
Attendance at the seminar is free for BACFI members, £20 non-members. To attend but you must register beforehand due to limited spaces and security arrangements at the venue.
To register or if you have any queries please email email@example.com or call 01525 222244
Representation, Education and Support for Employed Barristers