AIJA is delighted to be hosting its 53rd Annual Congress in London, United Kingdom, on 1-5 September 2015. This event will provide an outstanding opportunity to gain exposure to international legal professionals from around the globe.
The Congress will be held at the Grange St. Paul’s Hotel. The Grange St. Paul’s is located in the heart of London, between the City and West End, adjacent to the Inns of Court and R oyal Courts of Justice in London’s legal district, and close to the South Bank. It is therefore optimally situated both for business and social activities, with much of central London within walking distance.
The Congress will run from the Welcome Reception on Tuesday 1 September to the Gala Dinner on Saturday 5 September 2015. It is being organized by a committee of lawyers from 18 leading UK and US firms of solicitors and barristers’ chambers, all of whom know AIJA, the legal market and London very well, and are therefore confident the event will be a success.
The Congress will feature a series of high quality legal seminars organized by the different working groups (known as “Commissions”) of AIJA. These will cover the full range of legal practice areas. The seminars will include speakers from with AIJA as well as high profile external speakers, and are expected to be strong draw for attendees from within and outside AIJA alike.
An active social life is part of the unique AIJA “spirit” and throughout the week there will be social events for participants. The Congress will begin on the evening of Tuesday 1st September with a Welcome Reception, followed by the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 2nd . This prestigious ceremony will feature introductions from keynote speakers and entertainment. The evening of Thursday 3rd will be Home Hospitality. This is an AIJA tradition in which local lawyers host small groups of delegates at their homes. Many lawyers across London will be hosting dinners this evening. Friday 4th will be the Congress Day Out – a daytime visit to a unique location out of the city, followed by dinner at an outstanding venue. Finally, the Congress will conclude with a formal gala dinner on the evening of Saturday 5th at The Brewery, exclusive venue in the heart of London.
For any business interested in marketing to or establishing a profile in the legal market, there are sponsorship opportunities not to be missed. The legal and the social itineraries provide many opportunities to promote your business, services, products and brands. AIJA Annual Congress is a unique concentration of international lawyers, all with many years of their careers still ahead of them. If you want to know more about sponsorship, please send us an email.