The Annual British & Irish Commercial Bar Law Conference 2014

April 16, 2014

Patrick Fleming, Jonathan Forrester and Lisa Boyd were delighted to attend the annual British and Irish Commercial Bar Law Conference 2014 in Manchester on 3 and 4 April 2014.

Lawyers, which included members of the judiciary, barristers and solicitors from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, congregated in Manchester to hear the Commercial Judges from each of the jurisdictions discussing the future of mediation in commercial disputes.

According to their website, the objectives of the British Irish Commercial Bar Association are:-

1.     To promote dialogue, education and networking between barristers and solicitors working in commercial law in the UK and Ireland;

2.     To raise the profile of commercial law barrister and solicitors working in the UK and Ireland; and

To foster and develop relations between the UK and Ireland in the interest of reconciliation, stability and economic development.