The Bar Council will once more host a reception, this time jointly with the Bar Councils of Ireland and Northern Ireland and the Scottish Faculty of Advocates. This will take place from 18:00 until 20:00 on 3 October. Please contact Trelanee Winn ( at the earliest opportunity if you wish to attend.

If you are attending the IBA for the first time or considering doing so and would benefit from the Bar Council’s support, please contact Christian Wisskirchen, Head of International Relations (, who will:
  • Brief you about the conference, how it works and how to make the most of the networking opportunities
  • Assist you throughout the conference week
  • Provide a base for meetings at the Bar Council exhibition stand, and
  • Introduce you to other international lawyers at the conference.
The British Ambassador will be hosting a reception on Tuesday 2 October from 17:30 until 19:00. UK Trade and Investment will be inviting members of The British Chambers of Commerce in Europe to attend, offering members of the Bar an opportunity to network with potential business clients.

If you would like to attend, please contact Elizabeth Fehnrich (