Event Overview


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Join us for the AIJA’s Americas Meeting to take place in Miami during Monday 28 March 2022. Our vibrant host city is ready to welcome us back for an AIJA style friendly learning and networking moment. Our event will be jointly organised with the University of Miami Law School. Thanks to their generous support, attendance will be free of charge.

This year, the future of the legal profession is the focus of many discussions across our different platforms from podcast to webinars to the Annual Congress. In Miami, our President, Anna Wyrzykowska, invites you to an engaging discussion about the ultimate challenges, opportunities, and trends connected with the law and its practice in the region and worldwide.

Two academic sessions will take place on Monday afternoon, followed by a networking reception and an optional dinner.

Our AIJA’s Americas Meeting  will also be offered online. You can register here

Practical Information


University of Miami School of Law 

1311 Miller Drive

Faculty Meeting Room & Lounge, 4th Floor, Law Library

Coral Gables, FL 33146



Please find below the hotel recommendations of the University of Miami Law School, including discount codes and instructions for individual reservations.


THesis Hotel Miami

THesis Hotel Miami Online booking

Phone: 305-667-5611

Corporate Code: UMIA


Mayfair Hotel & Spa

Phone: 305-441-0000 ext 3570

Corporate Code: UOM

Email: roomreserve@mayfairhotelandspa.com


Mr. C Coconut Grove

Mr. C Coconut Grove Online booking

Phone: 305-800-6672

Corporate Code: UMMIAMI

Email: reservations.coconutgrove@mrchotels.com


Mutiny Hotel

Mutiny Hotel Online booking

Phone: 305-441-2100 ext 2005

Corporate Code: SYNUM2

Email: reservations@mutinyhotel.com


Biltmore Hotel

Biltmore Hotel Online booking

Phone: 855-318-7562

Corporate Code: UNIHUR

Email: reservations@biltmorehotel.com


 University of Miami School of Law

Support Partner 




AIJA Americas Meeting

14:30 - 15:00

15:00 - 15:15

- Anna Wyrzykowska, Partner at WKB Poland, AIJA President
- Professor Caroline M. Bradley, University of Miami School of Law, Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs
15:15 - 16:15

o The panel discussion will focus on identifying how can legal professionals help to navigate through international challenges e.g. the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic or legal changes integrating ESG guidelines in our professional and legal standards. 


Jessica Owley, University of Miami School of Law, Faculty Director for the Environmental Law Program
James M. Meyer, Harper Meyer, Founding Partner & Chair of the International Law Section of the Florida Bar
- Jeffrey Bast, Co-Managing Partner, Bast Amron LLP


- Anna Wyrzykowska, Partner at WKB Poland, AIJA President
16:15 - 16:45

16:45 - 17:45

o This panel will discuss the all-encompassing reach of the sanctions imposed by many countries around the world on Russia and their practical effects and legal implications for the way business is, and will be, conducted in the Americas, including the structuring of commercial transactions and the potential rise of disputes across the region.


- Professor Caroline M. Bradley,  University of Miami School of Law, Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs
- Apoorva Patel, Vice-President, Burford Capital
Julianne K. Nowicki, Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Group, Associate


- Eduardo De la Peña Bernal, Reed Smith, Counsel & AIJA’s Treasurer - Bureau Member
17:45 - 18:00

18:00 - 19:30


Fees & General Info

There are currently no registration fees available.

General terms and conditions

By registering you have to accept the general terms and conditions and accept that your registration is considered binding immediately, but participation to the event is possible only after full payment of the registration fee.

Please note that any arrangements related to the participation of the participant in an AIJA event, including but not limited to booking or cancellation of accommodation or flights, as well as respecting the cancellation deadlines indicated in the general terms and conditions, are the sole responsibility of the participant. AIJA shall not be held liable for any expenses the participant may suffer as the result of participant’s failure to comply with his/her obligations.

It is recommended for each participant to purchase a cancellation and travel insurance.

Please note that in-house counsel registrations are subject to review and confirmation by AIJA. AIJA considers in-house counsel professionals who hold a university degree in law allowing access to a bar association and practicing law as an in-house counsel in private, public, or non-profit companies, institutions or organisations. Please note that in-house counsel who are at the same time active as fee-earning lawyers or consultants are not eligible to the discounted in-house counsel fee.

Please read the general terms and conditions applicable for AIJA events.


If you are a lawyer under 35 years old and meet the requirements, apply to our Scholarship Programme for this event. You can check more details here.

Practical Information



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Your data will be managed by AIJA's General Services, Events and Accounts Section:

  • For the purpose of administering your registration for the event and your on-site access to the event;
  • In order to pay for the selected services - your bank details will be deleted after receipt of your payment;
  • In order to communicate information messages from AIJA.

To the extent necessary for the execution of their respective tasks, our subcontractors in charge of our seminar organisation, our IT infrastructure, our management, the production and maintenance of our website and extranet, are likely to gain access to your data from time to time. Their servers are located in the European Union.

Data relating to your participation in the event shall be stored for a period of 10 years. We are obliged to archive billing data until the end of the period required for our tax and accounting obligations, i.e. for 7 full tax years.

We shall store your contact information to keep you informed until you ask us to stop. You have the right to access your data and have it corrected if necessary.