Five Golden Rules for a Successful IBA Experience

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | Published by

After a very busy week in Boston, both learning and networking, I’m still left with the confounding question – is it all worth it? Is it really worth assembling 6,000 lawyers in one place, organizing dozens of conference sessions which require a considerable amount of time to develop, from selecting moderators, topics and panelists, to […]

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Boston Variety Provides Spice

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Published by

It’s a funny thing for a European visiting the US and recovering from jetlag, because I woke up again around 4.30 this morning ready to go to work, only to realize that the sun had yet to rise. So I brewed some coffee, grabbed my laptop, and started the day early – extremely early. As […]

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Early start in Boston

Monday, October 7, 2013 | Published by

After Dublin, what city is more Irish… Boston of course… and considering the successful turnout of the IBA conference in Dublin last year, it appears that the luck of the Irish continues with another impressive IBA Annual Conference. For some, the conference already started on Sunday morning as we attended a master class facilitated by […]

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The lot of an international employment lawyer in Italy

Friday, May 3, 2013 | Published by

Doing business in Italy can be both satisfying and frustrating in equal measure and for companies setting up new operations or closing down old ones, instructing employment lawyers will inevitably be part of the process. The choice of such lawyers can be as random as googling “employment lawyers Italy” or as painstaking as a meticulously […]

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Saying goodbye to Paris

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Published by

My time in Paris is nearly over – time has been flying by. It has been a great experience working at Flichy Grangé and getting an insight into the French legal system. I have been able to work on several files researching legal questions and drafting smaller writings not only regarding French law, but also […]

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En Route pour la Vie Parisienne

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Published by

My name is Anna-Lena Kersting, I am a German “Referendar” meaning I am currently undertaking my postgraduate legal traineeship. I am three months away from completing my second state exam and being fully qualified. After an internship last summer 2011 at Pusch Wahlig Legal in Berlin I was kindly offered the opportunity by Mr. Pusch […]

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Last Post

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | Published by

6 months…that’s long but also very short, especially in New York City… When I arrived for my first day of work in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis, I didn’t know what to expect. I wanted to make a lot of things, I wanted to learn and I wanted to be useful for the […]

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The adventure continues…

Friday, May 18, 2012 | Published by

I am a lucky guy and I am really conscious about that. On May 9th – 11th, I was invited to the 2012 Jackson Lewis corporate counsel conference in Washington DC. We were welcomed at the very beautiful Fairmont Hotel. I have assisted to very interesting sessions specially concerning religion in the Workplace led by […]

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The World is Ours…

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | Published by

On March 28th, the L&E Global Annual Meeting was held in New York City. Partners from all thirteen member firms were in attendance and I had the opportunity to see again, Claire Toumieux, my boss in Flichy Grange. I had the chance to be part of a very successful cocktail reception organized for the L&E […]

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First week… the Parisian is becoming the New Yorker…

Thursday, February 9, 2012 | Published by

My name is Benjamin Krief and I am what we call a “real Parisian.” I have been living in Paris for the past 27 years, where I completed all of my academic studies and began my professional career. On 2012 January 5th, the Parisian flew to New York for an amazing adventure on the other […]

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