In October, the Bar Council undertakes a business development visit to Nairobi, Kenya for seminars, networking lunches and a drinks reception.

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When
18 - 24 October 2023
Event Type
Conference
Topics
International

About the event

The visit in Nairobi includes:

  • meetings on Wednesday 18 October
  • seminars on Thursday 19 October
  • meetings on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 October

The seminars will  be delivered by British Bar Representation Fee-subscribed barristers, in conjunction with our host colleagues. They will cover a range of subjects, from arbitration and financial crime to pro bono legal services and cybersecurity. 

Who will be attending?

Barristers who are subscribed to the Bar Representation Fee, and who have relevant practice experience in:

  • Kenya
  • Arbitration
  • Financial crime and fraud
  • Rule of law
  • Pro bono
  • Professional secrecy
  • Medical law
  • Cybersecurity

Programme and speakers

 

 Read more about the visit

 

 

With thanks to 3VB’s International Advisory and Dispute Resolution Unit (IADRU)

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The Bar Council of England and Wales thanks IADRU for its continued support with the planning and execution of this visit to Kenya.

Established in 2019, IADRU complements 3VB’s international practice by providing pro bono legal capacity in developed and emerging markets through trainings, workshops, conferences, and insights. The program’s strategy is aligned with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, with particular focus on gender equality, rule of law, justice, and supporting strong institutions.

The primary goal is to reinforce the drive for peace, justice, and strong institutions, including promoting the rule of law and access to justice in a self-sustained way on an international stage. The unit’s offering is complementary to Goal 16 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and includes advice, drafting services, and advocacy.

IADRU also helps with other practical issues, including the identification of arbitrators, consultation services for projects, and assistance with negotiations.

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