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Register now: IPBA & Law Society Asia Pacific Event, 3 December

The Law Society is co-hosting a free event with the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and Nabarro focused on the Asia-Pacific legal market. The event takes place in London on 3 December.

Sign up for our International Lawyers Training Programme in Beijing, Fri 10 Oct 2014

The London office of King & Wood Mallesons, in co-operation with the Law Society of England & Wales, is delighted to host the International Lawyers Training Programme (ILTP) for Chinese lawyers from its office in Beijing on 10 October 2014.

The ILTP provides quality CPD accredited courses delivered by leading international trainers to qualified lawyers and other legal professionals from all jurisdictions.

Free webinar for Asian lawyers: How to re-qualify as a solicitor through the QLTS

Are you a qualified Asian lawyer who has thought about practising law in England and Wales?

To learn how to get your passport to an international career, register now for our free webinar on Wednesday 12 November 2014.

About the QLTS

The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is the fast-track route for qualified foreign lawyers to re-qualify as solicitors of England and Wales.

President Andrew Caplen's piece on ABS in Singapore Law Gazette

President Andrew Caplen's piece for the August 2014 edition of the Singapore Law Society's Law Gazette, titled 'Non-lawyer ownership: The view from England and Wales', provides insight into the English and Welsh experience thus far on the licensing of Alternative Business Structures (ABS).

Malaysian legal market visit to London, 24-26 November 2014

The Law Society and the Malaysian Bar Council are organising a Malaysian legal market visit to London from Monday 24 – Wednesday 26 November 2014. The delegation will consist of representatives from the Malaysian Bar Council and Malaysian law firms.

Want to learn about the business environment & opportunities in Mongolia? Join the British Embassy's webinar on Thu 21 Aug

"Mongolia's Commercial Prospects Part 2: An Inspired Re-launch?"

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.

Register for the International Bar Association Conference 2014 in Tokyo

The annual International Bar Association (IBA) Conference, the premier event for international lawyers, will take place from 19 to 24 October 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

This year’s event will, as always, feature a wide array of substantive sessions, workshops and panels, addressing issues ranging from arbitration to M&A law and human rights to the ethics of the legal profession.

Register for our training programme in Singapore

The Law Society is taking its International Lawyers Training Programme (ILTP) to Singapore on 29-30 September 2014.

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

Malaysia opens for legal business

The Malaysian legal services market is now officially open to foreign lawyers and law firms. The Malaysian Attorney General announced that the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2012 and additional amendments came into effect on 3 June 2014.