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The Legal Lead: building blocks for global growth and prosperity

mapRegister now for the next International Marketplace Conference in London on 8 July 2014.

The legal profession makes a catalytic contribution to the wider economy, not only as an export in its own right, but also by providing an impartial and efficient legal system and ensuring a proportionate and effective regulatory regime. In so doing, it creates the essential environment for business confidence and investment.

The Legal Lead: building blocks for global growth and prosperity will highlight and explore the new and innovative ways in which the legal profession can shape and contribute to public policymaking, global economic growth and prosperity. It will provide expert insight into how you can make the most of developments and seize business opportunities to grow your firm internationally.

International Lawyers' Training Programme (ILTP)

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The Law Society's ILTP provides quality CPD accredited courses delivered by leading international trainers to qualified lawyers from all jurisdictions.

In these interactive sessions you will explore theory and international best practice through practical exercises, case studies and discussion.

Enter now: Excellence in International Legal Services award

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Nominations for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 are open, including an award for Excellence in International Legal Services.

Has your firm championed the role of English law in the world of global commerce, or set high standards for responsible business in overseas markets?

This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the contribution you’re making around the world and showcase innovation in the provision of legal services internationally.

Register now: Colombia Law Day

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The British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce, the Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia and the Law Society present a joint briefing on the opportunities available in the Colombian market.

First Latin American ‘International Lawyers’ Training Programme’ to take place in Mexico

The Law Society of England and Wales is partnering with La Associacion Nacional de Abogados de Empresa (ANADE) for the first International Lawyers' Training Programme to be run in Latin America.

The event, on 15 May, will bring together Mexico’s leading law firms to look at financial management and business development for law firms.

Chair of Law Society Human Rights Committee, Professor Sara Chandler, wins Latin-UK Award for human rights work

Professor Sara Chandler, chair of the Law Society's Human Rights Committee, has been announced as the winner of the human rights worker of the year award at the third annual Latin-UK Awards (LUKAS).

The LUKAS recognise those who have worked with the Latin community in Britain across categories including music, dance, sport, food, community (including human rights), the arts, and business.