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International Lawyers' Training Programme (ILTP)


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

New courses announced for Dubai, Kazakhstan and Nigiera.

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

Doing legal business in Malaysia: new guide for solicitors


The latest in our 'Doing legal business' series looks at Malaysia.

The report provides an overview of the legal profession, the legal services market and the regulations for foreign lawyers and law firms.

Capital Markets Working Group, Lagos, Nigeria

This month we held the first meeting of our Nigerian Capital Markets working group in Lagos.

Brazilian Bar launches new Foreign Legal Consultant ID card

The Brazilian Bar Association has approved a new ID card scheme for Foreign Legal Consultants.

To receive the Foreign Legal Consultant ID applicants must provide the following to the relevant state bar:

Anglo-Brazilian legal partnership set to launch next month in Brazil

Lex Anglo-Brasil, the Brazilian and English Lawyers Association, is set to launch in Brazil next month to encourage greater co-operation between lawyers from both jurisdictions.

A result of cooperation between the Federal Counsel of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Law Society of England and Wales, Lex Anglo-Brasil will officially launch on the 1st and 2nd December at events in the Salão Nobre of Ordem de Advogados do Brasil in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, respectively.

Legal life in... Kuala Lumpur

Nick WhiteNick White, a partner of International Division firm Trowers & Hamlins, shares his views about his legal life in Malaysia.