25 April 2022
Belfast To Host International Law Conference
is preparing to host an important international conference which will bring
together members of the judiciary and legal professionals from across the
Mediation Conference will take place on 19th and 20th May 2022 and will
provide a platform to discuss the growing importance and use of mediation to
by the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) in partnership with the Law
Society Mediation Service (LSMS) the Conference will include keynote
presentations and contributions from Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls, Mr
Justice Knowles from the International Forum of Commercial Courts (SIFoCC) and
George Lim, Chair Singapore International Mediation Centre. The Lady
Chief Justice of Northern Ireland will open the Conference.
attendance at the conference will be members of the judiciary and lawyers from
jurisdictions including Trinidad and Tobago, the Bahamas, Ghana, Nigeria,
Singapore, Malaysia, Kenya, India and the UK.
in advance of the conference the President of the Law Society of Northern
Ireland, Brigid Napier said:
are delighted to be working with the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA),
and to welcome international colleagues to Law Society House in Belfast for
this important conference on mediation”.
the President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), Brian Speers said:
is a significant achievement which will see Belfast hosting a prestigious
international conference on the increasing importance of mediation to resolve
disputes and the approaches adopted or under consideration in other
The Conference is open to
local members of the Judiciary, solicitors, and barristers and those with an
interest in dispute resolution and mediation. Early booking recommended as
places are limited.
Full details of the conference
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