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From the APDC Co-Chairs, August 2020

Co-Chairs note- August 2020

'I know that I know nothing': lessons to lawyers

A summary of the panel session at the IBA Annual Conference 2019 in Seoul, chaired by Bruno Maggi from the Young Lawyers’ committee, and Sebastian Ramos from the Academic and Professional Development Committee. The session was split into three parts: Challenging the cultural barriers and traditional approaches; What are law firms and law schools doing? and How to balance the specific knowledge with the broad perspective needed to solve the current complex legal cases.

Comparative Law: what do lawyers in practice really need to know?

A summary of the Academic and Professional Development Committee’s panel session at the IBA Annual Conference 2019 in Seoul, which was chaired by Chris Howard, Treasurer of the APDC and Director of Professional Legal Education at King’s College London.

Report on joint Academic & Professional Development Committee and Young Lawyers’ Committee visit to Sungkyunkwan University

A delegation from the APDC and the Young Lawyers’ Committee visited Sungkyunkwan University during the IBA Annual Conference 2019 in Seoul. The Dean, Professor Kim, and members of his faculty explained the Korean legal system and the work of the School of Law and answered the delegation’s questions. The delegation had the opportunity to present to a small group of students on the work of the IBA and on the essential requirements for a successful career in law.

Future of legal services and the implications for legal education and training

The delivery of legal services is going through rapid changes and there are various factors that contribute to these changes. They include technological innovation, changes in the business environment and globalisation. For lawyers to thrive despite the changes in the legal industry and in the delivery of legal services, they must develop new approaches.

Upgrading legal pedagogy for 21st century lawyering

It is an axiom that today the dynamics of demand instantly affect the supply of goods and services. Similarly, the increasingly globalised world impacts on the pattern of legal service delivery. For instance, the demand for legal advice on investment risks and prospects from across the world is legion; certain areas of law that were considered domestic now attract interest from all over the world and lawyers are exceedingly being confronted with international dimensions of their clients’ brief.

Report on joint APDC/YLC visit to Sungkyunkwan University

Report on joint APDC/YLC visit to Sungkyunkwan University, Lewis Patrick, Co-Chair APDC

IBA Annual Conference 2019, Seoul ‘I know that I know nothing’: lessons to lawyers

IBA Annual Conference 2019, Seoul. ‘I know that I know nothing’: lessons to lawyers. Thursday 26 September 2019

Comparative Law: what do lawyers in practice really need to know

APDC Panel Session. Comparative Law: what do lawyers in practice really need to know. Academic and Professional Development Committee

Law firm finances: everyone’s business

A summary of the panel session at the IBA Annual Conference 2019 in Seoul, chaired by Hermann Knott from Andersen Tax & Legal, Germany; PPID/SPPI Representative, LPD Council and Kathryn Rousin from White and Case, England; Co-Chair, Academic and Professional Development Committee. The session started with an overview of the South Korean legal market, followed by discussions on managing financial performance, alternative structures, IPO and a discussion on looking to the future.