11 February 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference on Practising Law

An International Conference on Practising Law is being held at the The City Law School, City University London. The information is as follows:

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline 26th March 2010)

The City Law School, City University London, is organising the 1st International Conference on Practising Law. This major international conference will take place at The City Law School in Gray’s Inn and will provide a unique opportunity for legal practitioners and academics from around the world to exchange knowledge and skills.

The registration fee will be 275 GBP which includes access to all conference sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate.

In addition, a number of special events will be organised and may be attended:  
  • A dinner in the historic Inns of Court
  • A Thames river cruise
  • A reception in the City of London
Papers in English from all areas on practising law are now welcome. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Rights of Movement and Establishment as related to law practice
  • Practising law in Foreign Jurisdictions
  • Dispute Resolution skills and practice
  • Successful use of Expert Witnesses
  • Recognition of foreign qualifications
  • Conflicts between ethical conduct, professional codes and norms
  • Fair and unfair competition
  • Human rights law and the media
  • Technology vs data protection law in practice
  • Training law students to be practitioners/professional development for lawyers

Academics and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the conference. Papers that respond to the topics indicated or other topics related to the theme of the conference are particularly sought.
Proposals should be in the form of abstracts of up to 300 words sent in Word format accompanied by a short biographical note (up to 100 words) and should be emailed to cpd-cls@city.ac.uk no later than the 26th March 2010.
Notification of acceptance for presentation will be given by 16th April, 2010. Full papers of accepted abstracts should be submitted no later than 18 June 2010.
For further information please contact Jane Brandt at the The City Law School on: +44 (0)207 400 3608.
Please complete our registration form to book your place: www.city.ac.uk/law/dps/Registration%20form.doc

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