Law Firm Bolsters Its International Credentials
Law firm Irwin Mitchell is to attend the Annual Association of Corporate Counsel Conference (ACC) in Phoenix, Arizona, next week as part of a delegation from First Law International (FLI).
The ACC conference starts on Sunday 27th October and is the largest gathering of corporate counsel in the world with over 3,500 senior decision makers in attendance over four days. The audience is made up primarily of FTSE and NASDAQ companies including Amazon, Citigroup and Hyundai.
As part of the event, Irwin Mitchell partner and IP specialist, Georgie Collins, will sit on a panel of experts to discuss Brexit. Georgie, who is a regular speaker at conferences in the UK and US, will discuss what the likely next steps are for Brexit, how businesses are planning for a no deal Brexit, and what the implications are for future US / UK trade deals.
Georgie will also cover the projected impact of Brexit key sectors across the UK – highlighting Irwin Mitchell’s partnership with the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) and its recent Brexit Disruption Barometer.
Other speakers who will be on the panel will be Pamela Labaj, Associate General Counsel, Spirent Communications; Professor Victoria Sahani, Professor of Law, at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University; and Maggie Warren, VP & Assistant General Counsel, Vertafore, Inc.
Expert Opinion“This is a great opportunity for both FLI and a real honour for Irwin Mitchell. I’m delighted and proud with the growth of our business and international profile since joining FLI. Being invited to discuss the complex issue of Brexit to a worldwide audience of GCs shows the strength of our reputation and thought leadership on Brexit issues both legal and economic.” Georgie Collins - Partner
Irwin Mitchell announced last year that it became the main UK member of FLI. Established in 2001, FLI is based in Brussels and is an elite global ranked network of over 86 independent national law firms, representing over 17,000 lawyers.