Birmingham to host global legal conference

Birmingham will play host to the largest-ever gathering of global law firms next month, as over 40 leading law firms descend upon the city.

The two-day event will see Brussels-based elite legal network, First Law International, brings its members to the UK for their annual spring conference.

Over 40 leading legal organisations; clients and VIP’s from across Europe, Asia, Americas, Africa and the Middle East will congregate on 21 -22 May.

Orlando Casares, president of First Law International said: "First Law International’s annual events are much anticipated and promise to deliver first-rate networking and learning opportunities for our network of lawyers, special guests, and client-base.

"We are thrilled to see so many of our International’s partners flying into Birmingham for the event, and look forward to meeting UK businesses who may benefit from our vast legal backgrounds and expertise."

The event is co-hosted by two significant First Law International’s partners, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (UK) and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (India).  This conference will deliver networking opportunities and seminars focusing on current trends in the legal industry. Subjects include data protection, international arbitration, oil and gas, life sciences and litigation.

Businesses with an interest in the legalities of overseas trading and export are welcome to register to attend the seminars and a free networking lunch at the Council House Banqueting Suite on 22 May.

Established in 2001, First Law International set out to create of law firm network to provide cogent advice to cross-border clients. The conference is now in its tenth year; this will be the first time it will be held in the UK.


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