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Boris Johnson, Cherie Blair QC, Lionel Barber, Trevor Manuel and Aung San Suu Kyi to speak at the Global Law Summit

London, 19 November, 2014. The Global Law Summit (“GLS”), the world-class international legal and business event being held in London, 23 – 25 February 2015, has announced today that Boris Johnson, current Mayor of London; Cherie Blair QC, Founder and[...]

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European finance directors: alternative finance now a major source of funding – more alternatives needed

London, 17 November, 2014. Research published by Allen & Overy today reveals the extent to which alternative finance has already become a significant contributor to the funding mix for European corporates – having risen to rival bank lending in the[...]

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Allen & Overy announced as lead law firm sponsor at the inaugural Global Law Summit

London, 15 October, 2014. International event to mark 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta ​From politics to economic growth, and social reform to innovation in business, issues pertaining to the law remain relevant and central both to[...]

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14 October, 2014. Today marks 100 days until the launch of Parliament in the Making (, a year-long programme of UK-wide events and activities which will commemorate significant historic anniversaries that underpinned the establishment of Parliamentary democracy and the legal system in[...]

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The Rule of Law and the Future of the Sector

London, 14 October, 2014. Speech by Attorney General’s Office and The Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP It is a pleasure to be here in the City of London and to speak to many of those contributing to the UK’s strong[...]

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The Global Law Summit: speakers and sponsors announced as tickets go on sale

London, 07 October, 2014. The Global Law Summit (“GLS”), the world-class international legal and business event being held in London, 23 – 25 February 2015, has announced the names of key sponsors and session speakers, as the event tickets go[...]

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British-Kazakh legal cooperation should be enhanced

6 October, 2014. Lord Edward Faulks, Minister of State for Civil Justice and Legal Policy for the UK Ministry of Justice I am delighted to be making my first visit to Kazakhstan, a country with which the UK has a rapidly[...]

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UK Law Minister promotes Global Law Summit on three-day visit to India

30 August, 2014. Indian origin UK Minister for Law Shailesh Vara is coming on a three-day visit to India on Monday in a series of senior British Government visitors coming here to further develop the bilateral relationship with the new[...]

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Magna Carta Anthem delivered to Parliament

8 August, 2014. Setting off from All Saints Church in Odiham on 20 July, Steve Brown has been undertaking an epic 1100 mile cycle to deliver parchment copies of a special Magna Carta Anthem to cathedrals, churches, towns and villages[...]

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Bury St Edmunds: Stone sculpture to be made in the Abbey Gardens to commemorate Magna Carta

4 August, 2014. Brian Ansell, who previously worked on Lincoln Cathedral and York Minister, will work on the sculpture in situ in Bury St Edmunds’ Abbey Gardens, where members of the public will be able to watch it take shape. Bury[...]

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