South Pacific


The European Lawyers Foundation run the sixth project financed by the International Bar Association (IBA) in the series of conferences on assisting local lawyers with the consequences of globalisation. This time, the project focused on training lawyers from the region of the South Pacific. The project was implemented in collaboration with the Law Society of Fiji, and the main outcome was a conference held in Nadi on 6 and 7 September 2019. The conference was integrated into the annual conference of the Law Society of Fiji. International, regional and local speakers addressed important issues such as international arbitration and mediation, and the instruments on international trade in legal services and their applicability in the South Pacific region.