Prospects of Law and International Lawyers : the Future of Cross-border Lawyers in China


On the evening of October 18, 19:00, the British lawyer Philip Wood will give a lecture at Tsinghua Law School, and some specific information is as follows:

Philip R. Wood, the Speaker will make bold to predict the future development of the law, as well as the prospects for the development of international and cross-border lawyers worldwide, which will focus on talking about the status of lawyers in China. The Speaker will review the major changes taking place in the global legal and practical, and will predict its future. A huge crisis and unusually complex situation may arise in the future, but greater prosperity may also be coming. Speakers will also make a prediction about how an important role that lawyer will play.

    Venue: lecture hall, the first floor of Mingli Building of Law School

    About the Speaker:

    Philip R. Wood (Queen's counsel (Honorary), BA (University of Cape Town), MA (Oxford), LLD (Lund University, Honorary)):

• The Security Council Chamber, head of the global group of legal information

• The Security Council Chamber, the special global Advisor

• Oxford University visiting professor of international financial law

• Cambridge University York distinguished visiting scholar

• Visiting Professor at the Queen Mary College, University of London

• Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics

Philip Wood is one of the top experts in the field of global comparative law and cross-border law, is also a very famous presenter, author of the well-known writings, as well as top legal practitioners. He has been awarded honorary royal title of Queen’s Counsel by the Queen of England. He has written about 18 books, including a set of nine books of “international financial law and practice" published in 2007. The International Finance course textbook has been translated into Chinese which is a compilation of his lectures at the University of Oxford 's University. He served as the person in charge of the banking department of Allen & Overy for more than 10 years. He served as the director of the sovereign bankruptcies research group under the International Law Association, and served as member of the Market Monitoring Committee of the Institute of International Finance. One of the tasks is he recently served as the consultant of the Steering Committee of the bondholders in the bankruptcy of the Greek government affairs. In the time over the past year or so, he has held about 140 lectures in 30 countries around the world.

Please mail to xiemy@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn for the lecture, and the deadline is at 12 o'clock on October 18.