The Cyprus Bar Association is organizing the Legal Gala Dinner 2022, a unique event and the highlight of the legal industry calendar, on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 at the Hilton Nicosia!
The Legal Gala Dinner 2022 is the highlight of the legal industry calendar. Whether you book a single ticket or a table, this event promises to impress!
The Gala Dinner which will take place in the elegant venue of Hilton Hotel in Nicosia, kicks off with an exclusive networking experience which provides an exceptional opportunity to meet and lobby with over 400 high-level C-suite executives, top lawyers, business leaders, government officials and members of the Cyprus Bar Association. The Legal Gala Dinner 2022 will host a very special keynote speaker, Richard Susskind, Author, Speaker, and Independent Adviser to major professional firms and to national governments / guru in the future of professional service and on legal technology, who will inspire the audience with his ideas on innovative and strategic developments in the legal sector.
• To be inspired by our honourable speakers who will present their thoughts on the legal sector
• To get insights about the trends and developments of the Legal Environment of Cyprus and Europe
• To have the opportunity to be part of an exclusive networking occasion with top lawyers, senior executives, leaders and decision makers
• To enjoy an excellent dinner, fine drinks and a special dinner entertainment programme
VIP Table Bookings:
Diamond Table: €2.500 + VAT
Gold Table: €2.000 + VAT
Ticket Price: €150 + VAT
For booking enquiries contact IMH
Tel.: 22505537 (Ms Eleni Scaliotis)
Details at a Glance
Tuesday 5 July 2022 | 19:30 – 23:00 | Hilton Nicosia | Cyprus
Pre-registration is required.
Gala Dinner’s doors close at 19:30 sharp.
VIP Table Bookings:
Diamond Table: €2.500 + VAT. To reserve a diamond table please click here.
Gold Table: €2,000 + VAT. To reserve a gold table please click here.
Ticket Price: €150 + VAT . To reserve an indivitual seat please click here.
*Registration may be considered as valid only if you receive a confirmation email by the secretariat. You will receive your table/seat number upon confirmation.
President, Republic of Cyprus
Nicos Anastasiades studied Law at the University of Athens and pursued his postgraduate degree in Maritime Law at the University of London. Nicos Anastasiades is a founding member of the Youth of the Democratic Rally (NEDISY), in which he served from the posts of District Secretary, Vice President and President. After his successful term in NEDISY he took action next to the party’s historical leader Glafkos Clerides from the positions of First Vice President and later Deputy President until 1997. He is a member of the Cyprus National Council since 1995. Nicos Anastasiades was triumphantly elected as President of the Democratic Rally in 1997, a position that the members and officials of the party firmly trusted him with by being re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2012.
At the same time Nicos Anastasiades was being elected Member of the House of Representatives from 1981 until his election to the Presidency of the Republic. He has also been elected Vice President of the House of Representatives for the years 1996- 2001 and he has served as Parliamentary Spokesman of the Democratic Rally. From his position as Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, as Head of the Inter- Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs as well as Head of the Cyprus delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), he represented the Cyprus Parliament since 1991 and took part in a number of international missions, specialized conferences and visits.
Since his election to the Presidency of the Democratic Rally he also participated in all European People’s Party (EPP) Summits and Conferences, represented the Democratic Rally in the European Democrat Union (EDU) and actively participated in all conferences of the International Democrat Union (IDU). Nicos Anastasiades was first elected President of the Republic of Cyprus on February 24, 2013, and re-elected in 2017.
President, Cyprus Bar Association
Dr. Christos Clerides got his LL.B (Hons) from Brunel University, Uxbridge having been awarded the First Price for the best examination performance in 1976. In his foreword to his First Published Book in 1976 "Some Unsolved Problems in attempts to commit a crime", Professor George W. KEETON MA, LL.D, F.B.A wrote for Dr Clerides:
"His work is a notable achievement for a young lawyer at the outset of his professional career".
In 1977 he got his LL.M specializing in Maritime Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Marine Insurance and General Insurance at the University of London, University College. His performance made him eligible for scholarship. In 1981 he was awarded his Ph.D. at King's College, University of London, specializing in EEC Law. For his Ph.D at King's College he worked under the supervision of Professor A. Chloros later the Greek Judge of the European Court of Justice and Professor Francis Jacobs, later Advocate General of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.
His thesis, "Conflicts" of "Social Security Laws in the European Committees" was approved by an External Board of examiners, Professors K. Lipstein of Cambridge and Hartley of The London School of Economics in 1981.
He worked in England as part of his LL.B (Hons) "sandwich" course with CITY Solicitors, Barlow, Lyde and Gilbert, under the supervision of the late President of the Law Society, Sir Denis Marshall. He was called to the Cyprus Bar in 1982 having passed relevant Bar Exams, First Grade. He is a practicing Advocate and head of the Nicosia Offices since 1982.
Dr. Christos Clerides has handled before the Supreme Court of Cyprus numerous cases. He also practises in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. He was a cofounder with Judge of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, L. Loucaides, of the International Association for the Protection of Human Rights in Cyprus in 1999.
He served in the Human Rights Committee, the European Law Committee and the Legal Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives. He has tabled numerous laws and questions to Ministers in the House and has participated in numerous official delegations on behalf of the House of Representatives. He served in the Assembly of the Western European Union and its Committees in Paris as a member of the Cyprus team. He also attended numerous meetings of the Mediterranean dialogue of the NATO Assembly. He has written numerous studies and articles in Legal affairs magazines and in the local press as per Appendix C by way of indication. He served as a member of the Family Law Reform Committee 1983 -1986 the report of which was adopted in substance culminating in the amendment of the Cyprus Constitution and the introduction of the New Family Law in Cyprus, abolishing the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Court, in matters of divorce.
Author, Speaker, and Independent Adviser to major professional firms and to national governments / guru in the future of professional service and on legal technology
Professor Richard Susskind OBE is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to major professional firms and to national governments. His main area of expertise is the future of professional service and, in particular, the way in which the IT and the Internet are changing the work of lawyers. He has worked on legal technology for over 30 years. He lectures internationally, has written many books, and advised on numerous government inquiries.
Richard lectures internationally and has been invited to speak in over 40 countries and has addressed audiences (in person and electronically), numbering more than 250,000. He has written and edited numerous books, including Expert Systems in Law (OUP, 1987), The Future of Law (OUP, 1996), Transforming the Law (OUP, 2000), The Susskind Interviews: Legal Experts in Changing Times (Sweet & Maxwell, 2005), The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services (OUP, 2008), Tomorrow’s Lawyers (2013), and has written around 150 columns for The Times. His work has been translated into 10 languages.
He has advised on many government inquiries and, since 1998, has been IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. Richard is President of the Society for Computers and Law, Chair of the Online Dispute Resolution Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council, and Chair of the Advisory Board of the Oxford Internet Institute where he is also a Visiting Professor. He also hold professorships at UCL, Gresham College, London, and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
Richard has a first class honours degree in law from the University of Glasgow and a doctorate in law and computers from Balliol College, Oxford. He has received numerous legal industry awards and is an Honorary Bencher of Gray’s Inn. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the British Computer Society, and was awarded an OBE in the Millennium New Year's Honours List for services to IT in the Law and to the Administration of Justice.
The Gala Dinner is addressed to all Cyprus Bar Association members, Board Members, CEOs, Managing Directors, Chairpersons, and other senior management executives from all legal firms in Cyprus. The Gala Dinner will also welcome politicians, diplomats, government officials, and professionals from other related sectors of the economy.
Cyprus Bar Association is the professional body of lawyers with 4390 members. Cyprus Bar Association was established under the Advocates Law Chapter 2 in 1960 and it has been operating since then. It is the Regulatory Body and among its powers is to maintain the honour and independence of the Bar and its defence in relation to the judiciary and the executive and to regulate the practice and etiquette of the profession. It is the competent authority for lawyers under Cyprus legislation in accordance with section 59 (4) of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering of Money Laundering Activities Law of 2007 (L. 188 (I)/2007) as amended. Cyprus Bar Association is a member of the Council of the European Bar Association (CCBE) and a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Further details of the association and its activities can be found on the CBA website https://www.cyprusbarassociation.org/index.php/en/c-b-a/cba-profile/history
IMH is the largest business knowledge and information transfer organisation in Cyprus. Its services include the coordination and running of conferences, seminars and commercial exhibitions, specialist business media publishing and human resources consulting. Every year, IMH organises more than 110 conferences related to every sector of the market, commercial exhibitions and training seminars, and undertakes the entire process of five business award ceremonies. IMH publishes the only dedicated business magazines in Cyprus: the Greek language monthly IN Business and the English-language monthly Gold, which are read by tens of thousands of Cypriot and non-Cypriot professionals, managers and entrepreneurs. It also operates the magazines’ accompanying news portals, the IN Business Portal (www.inbusinessnews.com), the GOLD Portal (www.goldnews.com.cy) and the REPORTER (www.reporter.com.cy). ΙΜΗ also delivers via e-mail the IN Business Daily Newsletter, the GOLD News Daily Newsletter and the REPORTER Newsletter. The IMH Business Development Department bids for tenders published by local public sector bodies, the European Union and other international organisations. Through its activities, ΙΜΗ gives businesses a chance to develop, to network, to find new clients and business associates, to communicate with new audiences and discover growth opportunities. www.imhbusiness.com
GOLD magazine was founded in 2011 as the first English-language business monthly in Cyprus. Today, it is not only synonymous with the promotion of good business practices but it has a unique and valuable readership of High Net Worth Individuals, international company executives, English-speaking Cypriot and non-Cypriot businessmen and women. GOLD provides a comprehensive and informed overview of the local business scene, the economy and the market and has gained a reputation for its in-depth articles and revealing interviews with key local and international personalities. www.goldnews.com.cy
IN Business magazine has a monthly readership of over 89,000. It is the only monthly business magazine in Cyprus that provides a comprehensive overview of all segments of the economy, from retail to services, as well as reporting on new deals, presenting new faces and, generally, looking at everything that’s happening on the local business scene. IN Business has always been a pioneer in local business journalism, thanks to its in-depth analysis and research, often backed by previously unpublished facts and figures. www.inbusinessnews.com
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