March 19, 2009 at 9:48 pm #54839
The Law Society is holding a conference in London on 2 & 3 April for English & Spanish Bar Leaders & Lawyers. The seminars will be “focusing on the most frequently encountered problems between England and Spain”.
I’ve written to the various presidents & heads of departments involved, informing them of the multitude of complaints in our Petition, & our expectations that these will be addressed in their conference, obviously being very pertinent. Let’s see if they respond. I’m not holding my breath, but thought it was worth a shot.
March 19, 2009 at 10:14 pm #90909
Good to hear from you on this forum, I have been following your progress on the Problems Forum, I hope the petition has the effect that it deserves, you and others have worked so hard on it.
When they meet on the 2&3 April what else do they have to talk about?.will there be a transcript or briefing from this conference, it might make intresting reading!
All the best
March 19, 2009 at 10:46 pm #90911
Hello Steve 😀
Apparently it will all be held in Spanish.
Little bit more info here:
March 19, 2009 at 10:55 pm #90912
Sorry, its seems that it could turn out to be just a ‘Jolly’, to many lunches.
Feed back will be intresting.
March 20, 2009 at 8:11 am #90913
Excellent move Suzanne 😀 I wonder how many prominent Law firms will attend? Pity a number of Jo Public cannot attend for a day!
March 20, 2009 at 9:11 am #90915
Well, I think Steve may be spot on, but at least those involved in heading this conference will also see that the letter has been copied to all MEPs who have signed our petition, including the Vice-President of the European Parliament.
Amazing how many lawyers have asked me for a copy of petition, in particular the Lawyer Complaints Document, offering to “help” with this. Must think I came down in the last shower 😡
They know the problems very well & don’t need this confidential information if they really want to make changes.
Still a week left before petition goes to Brussels:
I hear we’re on the front page of the Costa del Sol News today!
March 20, 2009 at 9:38 am #90916
Apparently the BSBA (?) organise the event. Our lawyer has reservations to attend but unfortunately cannot go as he has two big trials over those dates. A pity as I thought we could get insider info! Looking at the agenda though, there does not appear to be a great deal of time allotted to discussion! 😉 More eating and sightseeing!
March 20, 2009 at 9:50 am #90917
If you want to see the full programe, go here
March 20, 2009 at 1:03 pm #90919
Thanks Steve! 🙂
March 31, 2009 at 6:57 pm #91203
So did we have a jolly good time.
March 31, 2009 at 9:25 pm #91209
not on till 2nd & 3rd April according to 1st post.
March 31, 2009 at 10:02 pm #91212
Ooooooooops, should not have had that extra drink.
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