Globalising Your Practice – Opportunities and Challenges

Monday 18 September 2023

A conference presented by the IBA Bar Issues Commission and supported by the Law Society of South Africa and the SADC Lawyers Association.

It will be taking place on 9 October 2023 in the Birchwood, Hotel & Or Tambo Conference Center, Viewpoint Road, Bartlett, Boksburg, Johannesburg.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to international trade in legal services and its applicability in SADC 
  • Arbitration of international commercial disputes – how to keep international arbitration local
  • Raising capital in international markets: a discussion of markets and bonds, focusing on the role of the  local legal advisor to an issuer wishing to tap international capital markets
  • Creation of joint ventures - different forms of international alliances and their benefits
  • Working with large international law firms – what do large international law firms expect  when cooperating with local firms on a transaction? What are the top tips for smooth cooperation? 
  • International sub-contracting for lawyers – tips on how local law firms can ready themselves for the  international market

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