Tag: IBA

The relevance of legal directories discussed at showcase panel, at the IBA conference in Sydney

Paul Marmor, head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution and responsible for the development of Sherrards’ International Services, recently presented at a panel at the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Sydney, on the relevance of legal directories. The panel included David Burgess, the Publishing Director of the Legal 500, which is among the most prestigious …

Paul Marmor meets former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard

Paul Marmor, head of Sherrards’ International Services, recently attended the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Sydney, and had the opportunity to meet former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard (who served from 1996 to 2007).  He is Australia’s second longest-serving Prime Minister, and is something of a legend in Australia. It is quite clear that …

Legal directories – the bane of lawyers’ lives, or the way to the stars?

Head of International services, Paul Marmor, will be leading an IBA webinar on Tuesday 12 September on the benefits of Legal Directories. Paul and an expert panel will consider, with a global audience,  the significance of Legal Directories for attracting and retaining talent? How seriously do in house lawyers and General Counsel take Directories?  Do clients care? …

Panel Session – Washington DC: “The Benefits of International Alliances and Networks – exploring the good, the bad and the ugly”

This article reflects the highlights of a panel session run by the IBA Law Firm Management Committee’s Business Development Working Group, at the IBA Annual Conference in Washington DC, exploring the benefits of international alliances and networks, looking at the good, the bad and the ugly. The panel consisted of a range of industry experts, …

Getting close to Japanese royalty

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, opened this year’s IBA annual conference in Tokyo which I was very pleased to attend. In his address at the opening ceremony in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan, I listened to him make it clear that “the concept of the rule of law is universal”. I …