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Global law firms gather for annual conference

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

Orlando Casares, president of First Law International
Orlando Casares, president of First Law International

Birmingham will play host to a gathering of global law firms next month, as 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, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East will congregate on May 21 and 22.

The two-day event is co-hosted by two First Law International partners, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (UK) and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (India).

The conference will offer networking opportunities and seminars 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 May 22.

Key speakers include Pallavi and Shardul Shroff, senior partners at Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co.

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.”

David Hamlett from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co added: “The UK is the third largest investor in India and we are honoured to welcome Pallavi and Shardul Shroff, who will deliver an invaluable insight into India in the world economy.

“The conference is a unique occasion for businesses that trade not only in India, but also on a global scale, to receive inside knowledge from leading law professionals.”

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.

For more information on the conference schedule, or to register to attend visit http://www.first-law.com or contact: communications@first-law.com

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