Verus featured in The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report 2019

The 2019 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers (Asia Pacific) Report has recognised Cicero’s India member firm Verus as "Commended" on the prestigious Data, Knowledge & Intelligence category.

This rare distinction reaffirms that there will always be value and scope for innovation in legal services.

Australasian Law Awards 2018

Congratulations to John Wakefield, winner, Australasian Law Awards 2018 Australian Arbitrator of the Year

Holman Webb is proud to announce that John Wakefield was awarded Australian Arbitrator of the Year in the Australasian Law Awards 2018.

John is the Chairman of Holman Webb Lawyers and also leads the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group in Sydney. He is a fellow and past president of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He is also a member of the arbitration panel of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.

In 2017 John was elected to the Board of Trustees of CIArb as member for Australasia. Since 2016 he has been chair of the board of the Australian Disputes Centre.

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Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe appointed to the board of Italian Flight Safety Agency

On 22 December 2017 Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe has been appointed, by Decree of the Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, to the board of the Italian Agency for Flight Safety (Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo - ANSV). The relevant press release of the Italian Government can be found here. ANSV is the investigative authority for aviation safety of the Republic of Italy, established pursuant to European Community Directive 94/56/EC later replaced by Regulation (EU) No. 996/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 October 2010.

Dates and venues for meetings

15-18 November 2018, Dubai, UAE
May 2019, Oslo, Norway
November 2019, Nicosia,Cyprus
May 2020, Edinburgh

Next meeting

Next meeting will be held in Latvia between 17th-20th May 2018

Brookz Legal 50

Bierman Advocaten is glad again to announce its insertion in the Brookz Legal 50. The Legal 50 is a list of the top 50 most important law firms in the Netherlands handling mergers and acquisitions, especially in relation to SME’s.
Brookz is the biggest acquisition platform in the Netherlands and brings buyers, sellers and consultants through its website and national meetings in direct contact with each other. Brookz is a magazine that is published four times a year. More information about Brookz you can find here.

Members Memorandum

We are delighted to announce Keith Lipman, President and Co-Founder Prosperoware will be our speaker for April’s Link-to-Learn. The AILFN April program will focus on the critical role that pricing has to play in maintaining competitiveness in the modern legal market.

Registration is now open.

This program is to serve as an educational platform and juncture for use by AILFN members and members of our members’ law firms to facilitate professional and relationship development with peers and other industry leaders.

Please send registration and programming questions to Kim Jones Naser, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Corporate & Commercial Newsletter

Corporate & Commercial Newsletter Autumn 2016 Edition: download

Cicero Newsletter Autumn 2016 Edition

Here you can download Cicero Newsletter Autumn 2016 Edition: download

Madrid Toledo 2016 photos

Here you can see photos from Cicero Madrid Toledo 2016: click to open gallery

Newsletter - Spring 2016 Edition

Corporate & Commercial Newsletter - Spring 2016 Edition - here you can download PDF file.

Cicero map

Our Lithuania member has produced and displays in their office the map below, perhaps other members will take up this excellent idea.

Download PDF file

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