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personally in a wide variety of other jurisdictions who are experts in their fields and can readily assist when such assistance is required by a client. We are proud to be have been a member of AEL for over 20 years and to be Gibraltar’s exclusive member.
resourced professional law firms who are selected and monitored by the AEL Executive. AEL operates a Code of Conduct which member firms subscribe to.
The current countries covered by the network include Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey), Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK, including firms from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
This year’s AGM was topical given the Brexit Vote and the repercussions this has. The guest speaker was Ray Hammond. Ray is a well known futurist and gave an inspiring keynote speech on the Key Drivers of the Future. There were then break out groups where delegates considered and discussed likely future changes to the business and practice of law in light of technological
advancement and globalisation. These discussions covered drones, driverless vehicles as well as the Block Chain and Artificial Intelligence. Delegates also considered the possible “ubering” of legal services.
‘ This year’s AGM was topical given the Brexit Vote and the repercussions this has
Charles Simpson, a partner at Triay &	Such membership is consistent with our Triay commented on the event: “Triay & pedigree as a leading firm locally. The
Triay was selected by the AEL Executive this year to host the AGM and welcomed the del- egates to Gibraltar. Many of them had not been here previously and it was an opportu- nity to show the delegates the Rock. Aside from the formalities of AEL business, the AGM provides a suitable forum to meet our colleagues and discuss a wide variety of issues common to us all. This year the hot topic was Brexit and its implications.	AEL is important to us as a firm because it bene- fits our clients. We know lawyers
Association also provides training for younger lawyers and we encourage them to participate in training seminars organised by AEL.”
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