Partners from Jersey law firm Voisin have flown to Brussels to take part in an International conference hosted by TAGLaw®, a leading alliance of independent law firms from around the world.
The major conference, which takes place from 22nd – 24th October 2012, will have Jersey representation as Voisin partners, Nigel Pearmain and Mike Preston, join the debate.
Vincent Van Dessel, the CEO of NYSE Euronext Brussels, will headline the event to present on the future of public markets as a vehicle of financing for small and mid-sized enterprises. TIAG®, TAGLaw’s sister alliance of independent accounting firms, will be holding its 18th international conference in parallel, and the two alliances will hold joint sessions on the third day of the conference.
In addition to hearing Van Dessel, TAGLaw members will discuss a number of important topics related to international law and legal practice management. One of the most anticipated at this conference is Deepak Malhotra’s talk on identifying leaders among lawyers.
Voisin law firm are very pleased to be representing Jersey on the international stage. They have sent two of their most prestigious lawyers to the conference; Nigel Pearmain and Mike Preston. Nigel Pearmain is a highly regarded adviser to international banks, trust companies and financial institutions. He frequently lectures at conferences and provides in-house seminars to institutional clients. Mike Preston is one of Jersey’s top trial lawyers and has appeared as defence Counsel in several high profile criminal trials. He specialises in litigation and has particular experience in trust disputes and in advising local and international clients upon the availability and enforcement of pre-emptive remedies.
Nigel Pearmain, Partner, Voisin law firm, says:
‘Taglaw brings together more than 140 law firms across nearly 100 countries which makes this conference ever more important. We will be engaging in vital debate on international law and bringing our expertise from Jersey to the forefront of discussion. We look forward to bringing information and discussion back to the Island for the benefit of our clients and the industry as a whole.’