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Legal Week Events is the successful conference division of Legal Week. Flagship events include the Commercial Litigation Forum, Corporate Counsel Forum, Private Client Forum, Strategic Technology Forum.


Legal Week Events also organises The British Legal Awards in December. For all event enquiries email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum 2014

Start Date: 18 Sep 2014

End Date: 19 Sep 2014

Venue: Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, Surrey, UK

The 12th annual Corporate Counsel Forum will take place in the UK on 18-19 September 2014 at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot, Surrey, UK. Corporate Counsel Forum is the annual meeting place for leading general counsel in Europe, to debate the most pertinent and vexing issues they face. The forum has gone from strength to strength and its success lies in the dedication of both speakers and delegates to providing a first-rate programme and the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with peers. Conference bookings: Steve Hands +44(0)20 7004 7460 or legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Conference5RB

Start Date: 30 Sep 2014

End Date: 30 Sep 2014

Conference5RB 2014 will take place at a crucial time for media law with the new defamation act coming into force, the first statutory change since 1996. The criminal trials of Rebekah Brooks and others over phone hacking have highlighted the criminal aspects involved in media law. The conference is both non-profit an d sponsored by Hiscox. Attend and: • Hear from Keynote speaker Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court • Participate in interactive workshops on specialist areas of media law. • Engage with over 200 media practitioner • Gain insight on valuable defamation and privacy law updates

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Corporate Counsel Awards 2014 New York

Start Date: 07 Oct 2014

End Date: 07 Oct 2014

Venue: 3 West Club, New York, NY, USA

By invitation only, the Legal Week Corporate Counsel Awards and Cocktail Reception provides the perfect opportunity for our special guests, delegates and speakers to meet ahead of the forum and celebrate the successes of the past 12 months. Six prestigious awards will recognise the important contribution the in-house legal community makes to their respective businesses. The judging panel for these awards will comprise senior general counsel and other senior business figures.

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Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum 2014 incorporating Corporate Counsel Awards 2014 New York

Start Date: 07 Oct 2014

End Date: 08 Oct 2014

Venue: 3 West Club, New York, NY, USA

Legal Week welcomes leading general counsel, chief legal officers and CEOs from companies that are managing legal operations abroad or that have subsidiaries operating in foreign jurisdictions. The Global Corporate Counsel Forum will cover key topics that can help improve day-to-day business in a multinational organization: international arbitration, litigation risk, cyber security, regulatory risks, managing internal budget pressures and corporate disputes in emerging market transactions are just some of the areas this packed program offers. Bookings: legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore 2014

Start Date: 30 Oct 2014

End Date: 30 Oct 2014

Venue: Grand Hyatt, Singapore

Legal Week is delighted to announce the return of our 2nd Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore, which will take place in October 2014. The programme will build on the resounding success of our conferences and will establish the forum as the premier gathering for leading in-house lawyers in the region. At Legal Week's Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore we will provide you with the perfect opportunity to network with your contemporaries, hear from thought leaders in the industry, learn about the most important legal developments in the region and polish your extra-legal skill set. Event enquiries: cs.asia@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Africa 2014

Start Date: 30 Oct 2014

End Date: 30 Oct 2014

Venue: Balalaika Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

Legal Week is delighted to bring you the third annual Corporate Counsel Forum Africa. We are pleased to present a further opportunity to meet with peers and industry experts from across Africa to discuss the evolving role of in-house counsel in today's demanding business world. This year Legal Week has once again partnered with the Corporate Lawyers Association of South Africa (CLASA) which will help to strengthen this event as the leading in-house lawyer event in Sub-Saharan Africa. To reserve your place at Corporate Counsel Forum Africa 2014, call Anthony Epega on tel. +44 (0)20 7004 7473 or email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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The African Legal Awards 2014

Start Date: 31 Oct 2014

End Date: 31 Oct 2014

Venue: The Wanderers Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

Hosted by Legal Week (organisers of The British Legal Awards) and the Corporate Lawyers Association of South Africa (CLASA), these inaugural awards will celebrate legal excellence in Africa and are open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the continent. The judging panel will be made up of senior in-house lawyers and other legal and business figures from across Africa. Categories include General Counsel of the Year, Legal Department of the Year, Legal Team of the Year and Law Firm of the Year. There will also be a series of sector-based awards to celebrate the achievements of law firm teams working across the continent. Table bookings: Call Anthony Epega on tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9092, email africanlegalawards@incisivemedia.com or book online at www.africanlegalawards.com

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Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Forum 2014

Start Date: 06 Nov 2014

End Date: 06 Nov 2014

Venue: The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London WC2

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum 2014 is tailored to address the concerns of all commercial litigators. Targeting both in-house and private practice litigators, this year's forum will provide the perfect opportunity for practitioners from across Europe to network, share ideas and debate recent developments in litigation from a variety of perspectives. We look forward to welcoming you to the Legal Week Commercial Litigation Forum and trust you will enjoy the conference. We hope you will not only find the conference stimulating and informative but also come away with fresh ideas and practical solutions for managing litigation. Conference bookings: Call Steve Hands on +44 (0)20 7004 7460 or email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week International Private Client Forum 2014

Start Date: 13 Nov 2014

End Date: 15 Nov 2014

Venue: Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy

The twelfth annual Legal Week International Private Client Forum 2014 will once again be chaired by Basil Zirinis of Sullivan & Cromwell (UK & USA) and Rupert Ticehurst of Berwin Leighton Paisner (UK). This pre-eminent annual conference for leading international private client lawyers will take place on 13-15 November 2014 at the Villa d'Este, in Lake Como in northern Italy. The theme of this year's Legal Week Private Client Forum is 'Navigating through instability'. The role of the international private client adviser has always been to anticipate risk and protect against it. Historically, in many jurisdictions those risks may have been limited to economic, tax and family conflict. Conference bookings: Steve Hands, tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9819 or email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Regulatory and Compliance Forum Middle East 2014

Start Date: 19 Nov 2014

End Date: 19 Nov 2014

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, UAE

NEW FOR 2014. Building on the success of the hugely popular Corporate Counsel Forum Middle East, Legal Week brings you the Regulatory and Compliance Forum Middle East. The forum will unite general counsel, chief legal officers, in-house legal, compliance and regulatory directors, and company secretaries to discuss the fast-paced, ever-changing regulatory environment in the Gulf region. Bookings & sponsorship enquiries: legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Corporate Governance and Risk Forum 2014

Start Date: 20 Nov 2014

End Date: 20 Nov 2014

Venue: Le Meridien Piccadilly 21 Piccadilly London W1J 0BH

Following the success of last year’s Corporate Governance & Risk Forum, Legal Week is delighted to announce that the forum will return, taking place on Thursday 20 November 2014. The forum will unite in-house compliance and risk officers, company secretaries and 'C-Level' representatives to raise awareness of the changing face of corporate governance and risk in the legal industry. It is a platform for knowledge and experience sharing, together with chances to absorb forward thinking ideas and concepts in a fast changing market. Conference bookings: Call Anthony Epega on +44 (0)20 7004 7473 or email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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The British Legal Awards 2014

Start Date: 27 Nov 2014

End Date: 27 Nov 2014

Venue: Old Billingsgate Market, London EC3

The British Legal Awards are the leading awards for the UK's thriving business law community acting as a showcase for the achievements of one of the country's most successful sectors. Hosted by Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, this glittering awards ceremony is attended by 1,000 lawyers, representing the cream of the UK's legal community. Event enquiries and table bookings: Call Steve Hands on +44 (0)20 7004 7460 or email britishlegalawards@legalweek.com ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday 5 September 2014.

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Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas 2015

Start Date: 04 Feb 2015

End Date: 06 Feb 2015

Venue: El Mangroove, Papagayo Bay, Costa Rica

Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas will unite the most senior private client lawyers from North America, Central and South America to address key issues facing private client practitioners. Taking place in February 2015, the forum will provide the perfect combination of thought-provoking sessions, together with ample opportunity to meet and network with fellow industry peers, enabling you to build new and existing friendships. We are privileged to announce that Joshua Rubenstein of Katten Muchin Rosenman will be chairing our forum. Joshua is known by many in the private client world to be not only a top level trust and estates lawyer, but a charismatic and extremely influential character who will lead our forum with great expertise. Bookings: email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Trust and Estates Litigation Forum 2015

Start Date: 12 Mar 2015

End Date: 14 Mar 2015

Venue: Terre Blanche Hotel & Spa Provence, France

Returning as our trusted chair for Legal Week's ninth annual Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, Shân Warnock-Smith QC of 5 Stone Buildings, UK and ICT Chambers, Cayman Islands will lead the world's elite in the field of trust and estate litigation to share and compare tactics and strategies. Experts will pool their experience of both familiar and less familiar jurisdictions in a unique and informal collegiate atmosphere in which the contributions of both speakers and delegates are welcomed and valued. The secret of the forum's success, developed over the past eight years, lies in the quality of the speakers and delegates it attracts from many of the key jurisdictions in the world and their willingness to participate actively in the programme. Conference bookings: Steve Hands +44 (0)20 7316 9819 or legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2015

Start Date: 19 Mar 2015

End Date: 19 Mar 2015

Venue: London, UK

Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2015 brings together managing partners and senior management from independent law firms from across the globe to debate and discuss challenges facing their firms. The event will also include a networking reception on the evening prior to the conference, to allow delegates the opportunity to network with peers from across Europe and emerging and established markets. Conference bookings: Email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Middle East 2015

Start Date: 13 May 2015

End Date: 13 May 2015

Venue: Venue to be confirmed, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The eighth annual Corporate Counsel Forum Middle East brings together high profile general counsel, senior in-house lawyers and business leaders from the Gulf jurisdictions to debate and discuss the challenges they are facing in a one-day conference. The programme provides a balance of legal and management topics. Conference bookings: Email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2015

Start Date: 14 May 2015

End Date: 14 May 2015

Venue: Dubai, UAE

Hosted by Legal Week (organisers of The British Legal Awards) and the Corporate Counsel Middle East Group, these awards will celebrate legal excellence in the Middle East and are open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the region. The judging panel will be made up of in-house lawyers and other legal and business figures from the region. Categories include General Counsel of the Year, Legal Department of the Year, Legal Team of the Year and Law Firm of the Year. There will also be a series of sector-based awards to celebrate the achievements of law firm teams working across the Middle East. Table bookings: Dean Cousins, tel. +44 20 7484 9924, email legalweekasia@incisivemedia.com or book online at www.corporatecounselmiddleeastawards.com

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Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum 2015

Start Date: 10 Jun 2015

End Date: 12 Jun 2015

Venue: To be confirmed.

Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum is the annual meeting place for legal technology leaders and chief operating officers. With the business climate continuously changing, this year’s event will focus on how IT can integrate further into the core of law firm strategy. Ultimately, the IT function should enable lawyers and their support staff to carry out their jobs more efficiently and effectively. STF is armed with a host of practical sessions that will offer a fresh perspective on tomorrow’s law firm structures and how IT will have to adapt. Leading CIOs, partners, global consultants and security specialists will cover the changing legal market, security risk, infrastructure alignment, project management and client side perspectives to name but a few. Conference bookings: Email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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Audience with... Private Client 2015

Start Date: 25 Jun 2015

End Date: 25 Jun 2015

Venue: London, UK

Uniting senior private client practitioners from the UK and beyond, the evening will invite debate from our audience, who will interact with our esteemed panel of speakers to discuss key issues and developments for practitioners today. The evening will be followed by networking drinks. For answers to these questions and more join us for An Audience with... Private client, where leading experts will debate these important and timely topics, offering valuable opinion and insights into the challenges and opportunities which arise. Bookings: legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

TESTIMONIALS

"Held in beautiful and serene surroundings of Lake Geneva, the Forum (Corporate Counsel Forum) provided the unique combination of informative and thought provoking legal content and networking opportunities in a relaxed and jovial atmosphere"

Pavel Klimov, general counsel, UK EMEA, Unisys

"I thought that the Forum (Private Client Forum) was a great success, enjoyed by all. It was an excellent programme, and a starry cast of delegates. Congratulations to you and all your team on a hugely informative and enjoyable event"

Richard Pease, Lenz & Staehelin, Switzerland

"I thought the conference was terrific. Excellent speakers, good chairman, superb venue, first rate delegates and very credible sponsors; also good dinners and social events...Your big challenge now is to meet the same standard next year!"

Stikeman Elliott

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