Lawyers from across Europe have gathered in Belfast for the International Lawyers Network (ILN) 2017 European Regional Conference which this year was hosted by Cleaver Fulton Rankin.
The ILN is an association of full-service law firms with over 5,000 lawyers worldwide, providing clients with easily accessible legal services in 67 countries on six continents. Cleaver Fulton Rankin is the only law firm in Northern Ireland to be a member of the ILN.
The conference gave attendees the opportunity to build their knowledge through a series of meetings including two plenary sessions whilst also showcasing the very best that Northern Ireland has to offer through various organised tours.
A total of 55 international delegates attended the event which was hosted by 17 senior staff members from Cleaver Fulton Rankin with expertise spanning from commercial law to public and administrative law. Catherine Brunsden and Jeremy Fitch from Invest Northern Ireland facilitated the event alongside Steven McCarty from UHY Advisors.
The conference, which took place at The Europa Hotel also gave attendees the opportunity to build relationships and network. Two separate plenary sessions focused on topical issues in the industry, namely: “Technology Driving the Business of Law” and “EU General Data Protection Regulation Compliance”.
Guests were given the opportunity to relax and enjoy Belfast’s rich culture through various organised activities including excursions to the Titanic Exhibition and Castle Ward visit as well as Black Cab tours and a Game of Thrones tour.
As part of the conference guests were also invited to Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s offices in Belfast for cocktails before setting off on a Dine Around tour, sampling several of Belfast’s top restaurants in one evening.
To find out more about ILN membership future international conferences visit: www.ilnconferences.com
To find out more about the services Cleaver Fulton Rankin provide visit: www.cfrlaw.co.uk