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Land Transport Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Maritime and Transport Law Committee.

Latin American Regional Forum ♦
The Latin American Forum covers all countries in Latin America as well as Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spanish-speaking areas of the Caribbean.

Law Firm Management Committee ♦
In the highly competitive and demanding environment where ever increasing pressures are being felt in the practice of law, every lawyer - whether a partner or not, whether performing a specific management responsibility or not - must be prepared to meet these challenges.

Law Firm Management Committee Advisory Group ♦

The legal profession in the UK is divided into two branches. Barristers have the right to represent clients in higher courts whereas most solicitors are restricted to represent their clients in the lower courts.

Legal Opinions Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Banking Law Committee. This subcommittee was formed to consider the interpretation of certain formulations commonly used in opinions on finance transactions. Its first opinion report contained the comments of lawyers from 25 countries on a sample opinion.

Legal Practice Course (LPC)
Also known as the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, is the vocational stage for becoming a solicitor in England and Wales.

Legal Practice Division (LPD)

Leisure Industries Section ♦
The Leisure Industries Section comprises more than 250 international lawyers practicing in the fields of travel, tourism, hospitality, sports and gaming law.

Licensing Intellectual Property and International Treaties Subcommittee ♦
This is a subcommittee of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee.

Litigation Committee ♦
The Litigation Committee focuses on the legal, practical and procedural issues involved in conducting litigation. This is a committee of the Dispute Resolution Section.

Master of Laws. An advanced academic degree, or research degree.

See Legal Practice Course

See Legal Practice Division


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¤ - IBA Human Rights Institute specific