The LAW European Employment Group is made up of experienced labour and employment lawyers from more than 20 jurisdictions. Working across all industry sectors, our members provide the full range of labour and employment law services. Visit https://europeanemploymentlaw.eu/ for more information.
The LAW U.S./Canada Employment Group is made up of experienced labour and employment lawyers from more than 25 jurisdictions in the United States and Canada. The group holds conferences regularly to update its members on the latest employment issues.
The LAW IP Group holds regular conferences to update its members on the latest global intellectual property issues. Members of this group attend the annual conferences such as the International Trademark Association Conference (INTA) where they have planned network events and gather knowledge for their global clients.
The M&A Group is composed of experts and teams within member firms providing legal support for international, cross-border M&A transactions. Members of this group represent jurisdictions around the world. Working together, this group services both existing and potential clients and has proven experience of working on deals that span 50 jurisdictions in one transaction.
The LAW Dispute Resolution group holds regular conferences on various issues of litigation and arbitration, among others. The group is currently focused on cross-border claims issues and has developed a LAW Cross-Border Claims Multi-Jurisdiction Guide, which is available to all LAW members.
To provide a networking group for Competition and Antitrust lawyers to share knowledge, discuss practice area trends and developments, get to know each other personally, and better exploit referral opportunities. This groups meets quarterly.
The Environmental Group hosts regular meetings of lawyers practicing in environmental, natural resources, sustainability, and administrative law to discuss new legislative or regulatory developments that may affect their respective practices within specific jurisdictions and to discuss international examples for improving or harmonizing those fields of law among various jurisdictions.
The Estate & Private Wealth Group provides a forum for lawyers in member firms to share knowledge and discuss practice area trends and developments all with the aim of increasing knowledge and to explore ways to build stronger ties and more efficient referral processes between member firms. This group is currently in the start-up phase and will be offered shortly.
To provide a networking group for white-collar crime lawyers to share knowledge and discuss practice area trends and developments all with the aim of increasing knowledge and to explore ways to build stronger ties and more efficient referral processes between member firms. This group meets quarterly.
Special Interest Groups
The Emerging Leaders program is designed to help member firms continue their presence in LAW by involving new generations of attorneys in their firms, to prompt the members firms and this association to think about what it takes for individuals to become drawn to leadership roles, both within the member firms and in LAW. These “Emerging Leaders” are the future of our practices, and they are the future of LAW. Involving these new emerging leaders allows us to learn from them to guarantee sustainability and to meet our members’ needs for years to come.
The LAW Managing Partners Forum provides a place for discussion of key issues that managing partners and firm administrators must deal with in law firms. The teleconferences provide topics from outside experts on dealing with various issues and a forum for discussions of sensitive issues such as addiction and other leadership issues that managing partners face in law firms.
This group facilitates connections between our members from China with Mandarin speaking lawyers in other member firms. The intention of this special interest group is to build stronger and broader connections between our Mandarin-speaking lawyers with a view to generating more referrals.
The Marketing/Business Development Group’s membership has members from varying sizes of firms throughout LAW’s network who meet to share ideas for tried and proven effective business development plans. They also assist each other in identifying new possible ways of marketing to enhance the exposure of the firm and their firms’ membership in LAW.
The LAW Ukraine/Russia Legal Issue Interest Group is a community chat to share hints, tips, information on what is an unprecedented global situation. While this is not a political platform, it is a safe zone for sharing information you have or need or want to discuss that could help others in our LAW community.
This group includes members in LAW firms from India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan, Thailand, and Singapore.
The Australia/New Zealand group has members from the Australia/New Zealand and meets via teleconference regularly.
The Canadian Subregion has regular teleconferences and meets yearly as a subregion in Canadian member offices. Besides its cross-border capabilities, the Canadian Subregion Group assists clients across Canada for national legal issues. Visit http://www.lawyersworldwide.ca/ for more information.
The subregion communicates regularly through WeChat. In-person meetings take place once or twice a year.
The Eastern Americas group has members from the Eastern United States and meets via teleconference regularly.
The Latin Americas Subregion has members from Central and South America, and has regularly scheduled teleconferences and meetings. The group has the cross-border capabilities to assist LAW clients doing business in more than 10 countries in Central and South America.
The Midwest/Great Lakes Region has members from the Great Lakes Region and meets in-person annually.