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Blog archive: December, 2014

Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

At the recent Alliott Group AGM in South Africa, I was delighted to be re-elected as Chair of Alliott Group Legal, an alliance of law firms that is part of the Alliott Group. It’s a challenging role that demands much commitment, but it is hugely rewarding. Our involvement in AG Legal is really important for the firm …

Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

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Getting close to Japanese royalty

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, opened this year’s IBA annual conference in Tokyo which I was very pleased to attend. In his address at the opening ceremony in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan, I listened to him make it clear that “the concept of the rule of law is universal”. I …

Getting close to Japanese royalty

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