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WJA Spain Congress Registration Now Open

INTERNET: CHALLENGES TO PEACE AND FREEDOM

GENERAL GOAL OF THE CONGRESS:

At a time when the amount of technological research has overcome the limits of our imagination, it is necessary to define the state we find ourselves and our societies in, and look towards new advances appearing in the near future and how they will affect our civil rights and liberties.

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US Law Firm increase Staff numbers

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”

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Dentons Launch Milan Office

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”

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World Jurist Association Reunion Phillippines 2015

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”

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Letter From the President

Letter from the President
Dr. Franklin Hoet Linares

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Dear Members of the WJA,

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”