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2019 Conference - Dubai

The World Link for Law Conference will be held from 14-15 March 2019.


World Link for Law member elected as new president of the Arbitration Court of Barcelona

Julio de Miquel, senior partner of World Link member firm Arasa & de Miquel, Barcelona, has been unanimously elected, to be the new president of the Arbitration Court of Barcelona (Tribunal Arbitral de Barcelona – TAB ). The nomination is an important recognition of his professional career as a prestigious lawyer. TAB is a well-known Court vastly appreciated by companies for providing quick and confidential conflict resolution in Spain, and has the capacity to act all over the world.


New articles/guides published

New articles/guides that have been recently published: “European Companies conducting business” in the USA by Coan Payton and Payne, Denver, USA; and also “Doing business in Australia by Bartier Perry”. For further information contact info@worldlink-law.com.


Participation at the National Convention of the CNB

Philippe Bedard, President of World Link for Law, has been invited to participate in a panel session at the National Convention of the CNB  (a large national organisation of French solicitors) which is occurring from 18-21 October in Bordeaux, France, concerning a discussion about lawyers, legal networks and the impact on in their practices in France and worldwide.


Change of President

At the 2017 World Link for Law conference in New York, from May 12-13, Paul Sillis of Collyer Bristow LLP, London, retired as President after 6 years service in that role and was replaced by Philippe Bedard of KBRC & Associés, Paris, France. On behalf of the Association, Philippe presented Paul with a silver commemorative pen to thank him for his work as President since 2011.



New Regional Centre Firm for South America

The Board of World Link for Law is pleased to appoint (May 13, 2017) the firm of Neil Montgomery & Associados of São Paulo, Brazil as their Regional Centre Firm for South America. Neil was also appointed to the new Board of Directors in May. With the support of the Administration Service of World Link he will act as the focal communication point for the Association in the region, liaising with other South American (and LATAM) members as necessary and also potential firms for their clients in South America and globally via World Link and its member law firms. As co-chair of the World Link LATAM group with Rosa Maria Arasa of Arasa de Miquel/Euroforo, Spain, he will also assist with the coordination of regional meetings.


Valeriu Stoica appointed Life Professor

On May 11 Valeriu Stoica of Romanian member firm STOICA & Asociatii was appointed as a life professor, being awarded Doctor Honoris Causa of the Timisoara University in Romania.  Valeriu and his wife, Cristiana Stoica are the founders of their law firm in Bucharest, which offers a broad range of commercial and private legal services. They are long standing members of World Link for Law. Cristiana was a Board Director and Vice-President of World Link, up to May 2017. She remains head of the Association’s International Arbitration Group. We congratulate Valeriu on this significant achievement.


Tonia Antoniou is selected as a leading lawyer for Cyprus by IFLR1000

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC proudly announces that Tonia Antoniou, Partner of the firm, has been selected as leading lawyer for Cyprus in the area of Banking and M&A by the IFLR1000 guide.

On the 16th of November 2016 IFLR1000 released its listing of leading individual financial and corporate lawyers 2017.

Tonia concentrates in banking and finance law by representing international corporations and financial institutions since 2002. Often instructed by Magic Circle firms and acts for international banks in relation to finance transactions and security agreements and she is frequently involved in ship and aviation finance, corporate and company law including reorganisations and M&A and regulated markets law. She heads the banking & finance department and the corporate department of the Limassol office.


New Members Appointed

The Board of World Link is pleased to announce the appointment of two new member firms: Coiscou & Asociados of the Dominican Republic and Hamrick & Evans LLP of Burbank, L.A., California, USA.


Arbitration in Romania: A Practitioner’s Guide

World Link for Law Vice President and head of the International Arbitration Group, Cristiana Stoica of STOICA e Asociatii, Bucharest, has recently launched at the Parisian Embassy in Paris, “Arbitration in Romania: A Practitioner’s Guide’, published by Kluwer Law International, of which she is a co-author.


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