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Seminar and reception: Doing legal business in the Nordics - 23 September 2014

Save the date for a seminar on "Doing legal business in the Nordics". Expert speakers from UKTI and lawyers with experience in the region will present the range of opportunities available for law firms in the region, and advice on how to best assist their clients looking to develop their business in the region.

The application of FIDIC forms of contract in a Kazakh law context

Andrey Artyushenko of Artyushenko & Partners  is a Real Estate Development, Construction and FIDIC lawyer in Kazakhstan. In this article, he highlights how FIDIC forms of contract, contain a number of terms, definitions and mechanisms that do not fit into the realities of Kazakhstan legislation.

Pan Africa legal market visit to London

ImageAt the start of the month the Law Society welcomed 20 African law firms from 10 different jurisdictions to a 4 day programme of seminars, networking events and individual meetings.

During the 4 day programme the delegation had the opportunity to meet with, develop and deepen business links to the UK.

QLTS: Washington DC and New Jersey now 'recognised jurisdictions'

Lawyers admitted in Washington DC and New Jersey can now dual-qualify as a solicitor of England and Wales through the fast-track Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS).

Doing legal business in Brazil: new guide for solicitors

exploringThe latest in our Doing legal business series looks at Brazil. The report, produced in partnership with Lex Anglo-Brasil, provides an overview of the legal profession, the legal services market and the regulations for foreign lawyers and law firms.

Asia Update July 2014 - Upcoming events and opportunities

July has already been a busy and exciting time for the Asia Team. We kick-started the month with the launch of the first FT Innovative Lawyers Report for the Asia-Pacific region, ‘Global Flows: Lawyers in Asia Pacific’, co-organised by the Law Society, the Financial Times and RSG Consulting.