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Upcoming Events

Previous events

Legal Business Iran Roundtable

23

May

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2017

Venue: Kuryakin Room, South Place Hotel

Time: 18.00

Legal Business, in association with Herbert Smith Freehillls, present a roundtable on doing business in Iran

Trailblazers Norway

23

MAY

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2017

Venue: Offices of Haavind, Bygdoy alle 2, 0257 Oslo

The Legal 500 and GC Magazine are hosting an innovative event for Norwegian senior in-house lawyers in Oslo on 23 May hosted by our sponsor Haavind at their offices in Oslo.

GC Mini Summit Milan

31

MAY

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017

Time: 6pm-9.30pm

Venue: 39°/38° floor - Palazzo Lombardia, Piazza Città di Lombardia, 20124 Milano

A panel of expert general counsel will discuss changing international politics and the affect that this has on in-house lawyers in Italy.

GC Powerlist: Iberia - Spain Teams

1

Jun

Date: 1 June 2017
Location: Casino de Madrid

To celebrate the release of the GC Powerlist: Iberia, an invitation-only event for the leading in-house teams in Spain at a stunning rooftop venue in Madrid.

Risk Management Breakfast Workshop

7

Jun

Date: 7 June 2017
Time: 8.00am
Location: Eight Members Club Moorgate - 1 Dysart Street London, EC2A 2BX

Legal Businesss and The In-House Lawyer present an interactive panel discussion on risk management

Legal Business Roundtable

8

Jun

Date: 8 June 2017
Time: 18.00
Location: Drummonds London

A Legal Business roundtable brought to you in association with NatWest.

The Leeds Conference

14

Jun

Date: 14 June 2017
Location: Civic Hall, Calverley St, Leeds LS1 1UR
Time: 8.30am-5pm
Cost: £30 (which includes a £5 donation to the Leeds Cancer Haven)

The Legal 500 is delighted to support The Leeds Conference, organised by the Leeds Law Society and Leeds City Council. The conference will publish new research which positions Leeds as the UK centre of excellence for legal services outside of London.

The speaker line up features:

  • Tom Riordan, chief executive of Leeds City Council, on how the local authority’s role in shaping a contemporary city that allows people from all backgrounds to succeed.
  • Brian Kuhn, co-founder and leader of IBM Watson Legal, talking about the role that artificial intelligence can play in the future of law.
  • Hilary Benn MP, most recently chair of the Brexit select committee, speaking about how Leeds can flourish after Britain leaves the European Union.
  • Helen Fletcher, senior compliance and litigation counsel at Uber, will give an in-house perspective from one of the world’s most newsworthy technology firms.
  • Catherine McGuinness, new policy chairman at the City of London Corporation, will speak about how she hopes to support growth of regional professional service hubs like Leeds.
  • Bill Esterson MP, most recently shadow international trade secretary, will talk about opportunities for law firms to sell their legal services across the globe.
  • Frank Hester, founder and chief executive of TPP, and Rob Painter, marketing director at Sky Betting and Gaming, two of Britain’s most valuable technology businesses, will talk about how they are winning the war for talent and the lessons that law firms can learn in competing to attract the best minds.
  • Katie Schmuecker, head of policy at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, will talk about inclusive growth and challenge the legal sector to play its part in creating a fairer society.

Bill Barton, incoming president of the Leeds Law Society, says: “We want ambitious businesses and graduates wherever they are in the UK or the world to understand that Leeds is the pre-eminent centre for legal services in the UK outside London. Leeds is home to some of the best legal minds in the UK who are acting for clients across the world. Their clients know that by instructing law firms in Leeds they are going to get a world-class service at a competitive price. We will be using the conference to publish new research that confirms our position beyond doubt.”

GC Powerlist: UK - Summer Reception 2017

15

Jun

Date: 15 June 2017
Location: 20 Portman Square, London W1H 6LW

The GC Powerlist Summer Reception brings together the UK's elite in-house professionals.

Silicon Valley Roundtable

27

JUNE

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto CA

Winston & Strawn and GC Magazine present a Silicon Valley roundtable

GC Powerlist: France Teams 2017

29

Jun

Date: 29 June 2017
Location: Offices of DS Avocats - 6 Rue Duret, 75116 Paris, France

Invitation-only event for leading in-house legal teams in France.

The Commercial Litigation Summit 2017

3

JULY

Date: 3 July 2017
Location: The Brewery, 52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SD

Legal Business is pleased to announce the return of the Commercial Litigation Summit - a high-level event uniting advisers and clients to debate the key issues facing litigators in a risk-driven environment.

GC Powerlist: Chile

30

AUG

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017

Venue: Offices of Carey - Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Las Condes, Region Metropolitana, Chile

Time: 6.30pm

The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house counsel in Chile

GC Powerlist: Colombia

7

SEP

Date: Thursday 7 September 2017

Venue: JW Marriott, Cl. 73 #8-60, Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Time: 7.00pm

Invite-only reception for the leading in-house counsel in Colombia

GC Powerlist: US Latin America Specialists

14

SEP

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017

Drinks reception to celebrate the leading US corporate counsel focusing on Latin America

GC Powerlist: Norway

21

SEP

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017

Venue: Offices of Arntzen de Besche - Bygdøy allé 2, 0257 Oslo Postboks 2734 Solli, 0204 Oslo

Time: 5.00pm

Invite-only reception for the leading in-house counsel in Norway

GC Summit: Switzerland

28

SEP

Date: Thursday 28 September 2017

Venue: Baur au Lac Hotel, Talstrasse 1, Zurich

The Legal 500 and GC Magazine invite you to our next GC Summit Switzerland in association with Prager Dreifuss.

GC Powerlist: Italy Teams

28

SEP


Date: 28 September 2017

Venue: Palazzo Parigi Milano, Corso di Porta Nuova 1, 20121 Milan, Italy

Time: 7pm

The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house legal teams in Italy.

GC Powerlist: Australia/NZ Teams

17

OCT


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house legal teams in Australia and New Zealand.

GC Roundtable - Costa Rica

15

NOV


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist Central America present a roundtable in association with Aguillar Castillo Love.

GC Powerlist: Central America Launch Reception

16

NOV


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house legal teams in Central America.

GC Roundtable - Guatemala

22

NOV


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist Central America present a roundtable in association with Mayora & Mayora.

GC Powerlist: Turkey

23

NOV


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist, in association with Baker & McKenzie and Esin Attorney Partnership, present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house lawyers in Turkey.

GC Powerlist: Central America (Dominican Republic)

29

NOV


The Legal 500 and GC Powerlist present an invitation-only event to celebrate the leading in-house lawyers in Central America.

The International Arbitration Summit 2017

30

NOV

Date: Thursday 30 November 2017

Venue: The Brewery, 52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SD

Time: 08.30-17.00 followed by drinks reception

Legal Business's third annual International Arbitration Summit brings together senior practitioners from within the booming dispute resolution community.