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Events, Personal Injury 25 Jan, 2023
This weekend, the London Young Lawyers group, The Bar Council of England and Wales, European Young Bar Association, Junior Lawyers Division, and Middle Temple Young Barristers’ Association, held London International Weekend 2022 which took place from 22nd – 25th September 2022. This is an annual event providing lawyers with the opportunity to come together, network, and hear talks from a variety of speakers on several different topics.
Outer Temples Paul Rogers and Sophie O’Sullivan both gave talks at the event on Saturday 24th September 2022.
Paul Rogers joined barrister Toby Cadman and Chair, Michael Polak, to discuss ‘The Future of International Criminal Law’. Paul spoke about his previous international criminal experience as well as the difficulties of getting war criminals to face trial and the importance of the ICC.
Sophie O’Sullivan spoke on ‘Sanctions – What, Why and How’ along with Kerri McGuigan and panel Chair, Mike Harwood. She specifically discussed what Sanctions are and how the systems/rules differ for the UK/EU/US and UN jurisdictions.
Paul Rogers has a proven track record in handling complex investigations, trials and appeals as lead counsel, at both the domestic and international level.
Paul has significant experience in the international field as a senior prosecutor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (UNICTY), and domestically in relation to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
His current practice centres on the defence of corporations, directors and individuals for offences under the Health and Safety at Work Act, and gross negligence manslaughter.
To find out more, contact Nick Levett +44 (0)20 7427 4908 or Adam Macdonald +44 (0)20 7427 4906 for a confidential discussion.
Sophie O’Sullivan specialises in business crime and professional regulation. Her practice encompasses: business crime; commercial fraud; asset forfeiture; financial regulation and compliance; sanctions; professional discipline; and health and safety.
Sophie is ranked as a Leading Junior in Legal 500’s Financial Crime Sector. She is a member of the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown and the SFO’s International POCA panel. Sophie is a contributor to the 3rd edition of Lissack and Horlick on Bribery, the leading work on bribery and corruption offences.
To find out more, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669 or Colin Bunyan on +44 (0)20 7427 4886 for a confidential discussion.
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