IBA 12th Annual Bar Leaders' Conference
Bar Associations, Law Firms and Business
24–25 May 2017, Belfast Waterfront, Belfast, Northern Ireland
A conference presented by the IBA Bar Issues Commission
Once again this key event will bring together delegates from around the globe to discuss the latest developments, and so often thorny issues, affecting the profession of law today. This year’s programme will, as always, include input from expert panellists and commentators as well as encouraging interaction from delegates in several discussion sessions.
Topics will include:
Brexit: opportunities or challenges for Bar Associations and Law Firms
Protectionism, cooperation or exploitation?: How local and international lawyers work together today, and best practices for Bar Associations to help their professions win a bigger slice of the international pie
How can leadership be encouraged within Bar Associations?
Robot lawyers?: the challenges and opportunities to the legal community in the age of artificial intelligence
Who should attend?
Bar presidents, senior officers, bar executives, training officers and law firm and individual practitioners with a n interest in the regulatory perspective on legal issues.