Conference Program

World City Bar Leaders 2019
Conference in Warsaw September 11-14, 2019
Program

 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
„Endorfina” Restaurant, Foksal 2 St.

    Business attire
18:30   Welcome Reception

 

Thursday, September 12, 2019 (organized by the Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates)
Offices of the Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates, Al. Ujazdowskie 49

    Business attire for all sessions including dinner
08:30   Registration
09:00   Opening of the 1st conference day
09:20   Keynote
Speaker: Adam Bodnar, Commissioner for Human Rights (Polish Ombudsman)
10:00  

Presentations by Bars (session #1)

Amsterdam Bar Association
Ordre français des avocats du barreau de Bruxelles
Flemish Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Frankfurt Bar Association
City of London Law Society
Bar of Montreal
11:15   Coffee break
11:30  

First panel: Professional privilege

moderator: Mikołaj Pietrzak - Dean of the Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
panellists: Olivier Cousi - President Elect of the Paris Bar Association, Edward Sparrow - Chairman of the City of London Law Society, Piotr Wieczorkiewicz - Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

12:30  

Second panel: Independence of bar associations

moderator: Mariusz Maciejewski - Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
panellists: Haruhiko Esaka - Vice President of the Tokyo Bar Association, Edward Janssens - President of the Flemish Bar Association, Alexandar Mashev - Vice Persident of the Sofia Bar Association

13:45   Lunch
15:45   Departure to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum
16:00   Visit in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum and a concert at Ostrogski Palace, ul. Okólnik 1
    “Opasły Tom” Restaurant , Wierzbowa 9 St.
19:30   Dinner

 

Friday, September 13, 2019 (organized by the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law)
Prymasowski Palace – Bellotto Hotel, Senatorska 13/15 St.

    Business attire for all sessions including dinner
09:15   Registration
09:30   Opening of the 2nd conference day
09:45  

Presentations by Bars (session #2)

New York City Bar Association
Paris Bar Association
Shanghai Bar Association
Sofia Bar Association
Tokyo Bar Association
Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
11:00   Coffee break
11:30  

Third panel: The use of new technologies in the practice of law

moderator: Tomasz Zalewski - Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
panellists: Aurora Austriaco - Past President of the Chicago Bar Association, Wojciech Bagiński - Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
Francisco Couto - First Councillor of the Bar of Montreal, Ji Nuo - President of the Shanghai Bar Association, Weifeng Yu - Director of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the All China Lawyers Association

12:50  

Fourth panel: Disciplinary proceedings

moderator: Marita Dybowska-Dubois, Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
panellists: Dr. Michael Griem - President of the Frankfurt Bar Association, Evert-Jan Henrichs - President of the Amsterdam Bar Association, Bettina B. Plevan - Past President of the New York City Bar Association, prof. Mirosław Wyrzykowski - Judge of the Constitutional Tribunal (retired)

14:00   Lunch
14:50   Departure to the Supreme Court of Poland
15:15-16:15   Visit to the Supreme Court of Poland, Krasińskich sq. 2/4/6
16:15-17:00   Warsaw guided tour
    Amber Room, The Sobański Palace, Al. Ujazdowskie 13
19:30   Dinner

 

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Offices of the National Bar Council of Attorneys-at-Law, Al. Ujazdowskie 41

    Business casual or casual attire
10:00-12:00   Closing discussion: collaboration among WCBL organizations, future meetings and other issues of concern
12:00   Lunch

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11-14

September 2019

Conference of World City Bar Leaders
in Warsaw

Organizers

Okręgowa Izba Radców PrawnychOkręgowa Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie

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