November 19, 2015
From Garry E. Hunter, Executive Vice-President/Executive Director
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Issued: 12 November 2015
US law firms put pressure on Magic Circle by upping staff numbers and pay.
As well as outgunning the top UK firms on trainee pay, the US firms are increasing their recruitment demands – with White & Case, for instance, increasing its graduate intake this year from 30 to 40 people.
Latham & Watkins is increasing the size of its intake from 20 to 24, while other US firms in London are Continue reading “US Law Firm increase Staff numbers” →
Dentons is pleased to announce the launch of an office in Milan—its first in Italy—with the hire of 21 lawyers, including seven partners, led by Managing Partner Federico Sutti. Sutti, who is rated by both Chambers and The Legal 500 as one of Italy’s most reputable lawyers, was formerly DLA Piper’s Managing Director for Europe and Africa. He is joined by other leading lawyers focusing on real estate, energy and employment law. Continue reading “Dentons Launch Milan Office” →
Thanks to the input of the World Jurist Association President Mr. Franklin Hoet.
Next year 2016 Aruba will be the host for a very important ASIPI Seminar of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property at the Prestigious Hilton Resort in Aruba.Dates March 13-15 2016. Continue reading “Aruba ASIPI Seminar 2016” →
The WJA reunion last September 11,2015.
The affair was attended by Justices from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Judges from the Lower Courts. The Justices from (PHILJA) Philippine Judicial Academy headed by Justice Adolfo Azcuna, the first Filipino International Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, Switzerland . Some law practicioners also attended. The reunion was headed by Atty. Gemma Leticia F. Tablate-National Presiden(Philippines) and hosted by Supreme Court Justice Presbetero Velasco. Continue reading “World Jurist Association Reunion Phillippines 2015” →
Letter from the President
Dr. Franklin Hoet Linares
These are not times for extended speeches. Inter-pares as we are, nobody can pretend to impress his own colleagues and companions during decades. On the contrary, it’s time indeed for action, recovery and reconstruction. We don’t have another alternative than to succeed or to permit that the WJA continues to languish. Continue reading “Letter From the President” →
The 2015-2017 Board of Governors has been announced following uncontested elections held on June 27, 2015. Members take office immediately and serve for a 2-year term. Continue reading “2015-2017 Board of Governors Announced” →