21 September 2020
Virtual International Weekend 2020
When: 26/09/2020 10:30 - 16:15
Cost: No charge
Overview International Weekend is an annual event organised by:
Weekend ordinarily provides delegates with a mix of technical and legal
presentations, skills-based seminars, an overview of the legal system
in England and Wales and an introduction to the City of London.
an opportunity to meet fellow junior lawyers from across Europe and
even further afield, discover the best that London has to offer, enjoy a
stimulating educational programme and benefit from crucial networking.
year we’re unable to offer the full International Weekend experience
but we’re still keen to provide a forum where junior lawyers from
international jurisdictions can meet and learn together. This is
particularly important in the current climate where junior lawyers from
around the globe have all been impacted by the pandemic giving the
opportunity to learn from a shared experience.
Who should attend?
Weekend is aimed at junior lawyers from overseas jurisdictions,
including those who are on secondment in the UK. It is an opportunity
for junior lawyers in the UK to meet and network with their
international counterparts as well as learn about topics that have an
10:30 - 10:45 Welcome addresses
10:50 - 11:05 Keynote address
11:10 - 11:45 The future of the legal profession in different jurisdictions in light of COVID-19
11:50 - 12:35 Lunch break and private chat networking
12:40 - 13:30 Quiz
13:35 - 14:05 Wellbeing for junior lawyers in a digital age
14:10 - 14:40 How to successfully win new business and/or make a pitch in a virtual world
14:45 - 15.00 Closing remarks
15:00 - 15:15 Interval
15:15 - 16:15 European Young Bar Association (EYBA) General Meeting
Time TBC Post event e-soiree
*Please note programme is subject to change
The event is free but places are limited so booking is essential.
To book your place for International Weekend, please register here.