Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, Russell Bywater, Rhiannon Lewis and Carolina Marin PedreÃ±o attended the annual conference of the International Bar Association in Buenos Aires, Argentina attended by over 4,000 international lawyers.
Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE is current Chair of the Legal Practice Division Family Law Committee and chaired the session on the International Movement of Children.
This session was honoured by the participation of Hon. Gustavo Bossert, the highly regarded Argentinian jurist; professor of law, former Judge of the Supreme Court of Argentina and novelist. His address was reported in the Argentinian national newspaper, La Nacion: click here to read.
Russell Bywater was a speaker at the session on Big Money Divorces, his talk was reported in the IBA Daily News click here to read.
Rhiannon Lewis chaired the session on Mediation in International Child Abduction Cases.
Carolina Marin Pedreño participated in the roleplay at the session on Mediation in International Child Abduction cases, presented by Denise Carter OBE of Reunite and Dr. Marilyn Freeman of London Metropolitan University.
Other eminent speakers included Professor William Duncan, Deputy Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law; Daniel Thulari of the Family Law Courts in Johannesburg, Ignacio Goicoechea of the Hague Conference on Private International Law as well as speakers from the Cayman Islands, New York, Zurich, Paris, Virginia and Barcelona: click here for photos.
Dawson Cornwell were delighted to sponsor the inaugural IBA Family Law Breakfast attended by family lawyers from Argentina and around the world: click here for photos.
Dawson Cornwell also attended the Conference as market visit participants of The Law Society of England and Wales and UK Trade and Investment Mission.