IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.10, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Young lawyers' introductory session
Room C4.10, Convention Centre, Level 4


Young Lawyers' Committee (Lead)


This session will assist young lawyers and newcomers in navigating and making the most of the IBA Annual Conference, from tips on how to network effectively, assisting them in understanding the structure and function of the IBA, as well as becoming involved in its committees. This session will also look at the skills and knowledge required to become a successful international lawyer and aims to show which career ladder to climb.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Mariana Estrade Hughes & Hughes, Montevideo, Uruguay; Co-Chair, Young Lawyers' Committee
Makoto Hirasawa Hirasawa International Law Office, Tokyo, Japan; Co-Chair, Young Lawyers' Committee


Michelle Bakhos Michelle Bakhos Law Practice, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Co-Vice Chair , Young Lawyers' Committee
Whit Lee LexisNexis, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia
Sebastian Mahr Graf Isola Attorneys at Law, Vienna, Austria
Marco Monaco Sorge Tonucci & Partners, Rome, Italy; Secretary, Young Lawyers' Committee