Acceptance procedure

Thank you for your interest in LAWorld. The application process can take between 4-8 weeks and the procedure for joining is as follows:

  • Once you have read the Membership Application Documents and wish to initiate an application for membership, please complete and return the LAWorld Application Form to us. There is no cost or obligation at this stage.
  • Upon receipt of this application form at our Executive Office it is circulated to the LAWorld Committee and the Chair, who are Principal Partners of LAWorld member firms. There is one Committee member for each LAWorld region – Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America. Our current Chair is Steve Ng, Managing Partner of Ng & Shum, with offices in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • The Committee will decide if they have any questions at this stage or if references are to be taken. If so, the Executive Director, Mrs Jacqui Nash, will email you to seek permission to approach the independent references you have provided in your application form.
  • If you have been referred to us by another LAWorld member, we will take a reference from them.
  • After the references have been reviewed by the Committee, it will decide if your application should be recommended to the entire membership. If so, your application will be circulated to our membership with a deadline for their comments.
  • The decision of the members is notified a couple of weeks later.
  • We will keep in regular contact with you during the application process

LAWorld News

Top rating for our Croatia law firm

Internationally acclaimed law firm directory, Legal 500, has selected our Croatian LAWorld member, Vidan Attorneys, as one of the best in the country for the following areas of law:

- Banking, finance and capital markets
(http://www.legal500.com/c/croatia/banking-finance-and-capital-markets)

- Dispute resolution (http://www.legal500.com/c/croatia/dispute-resolution)

- Real estate and construction
(http://www.legal500.com/c/croatia/real-estate-and-construction)

For more information please contact hrvoje.vidan@vidan-law.hr and review the firm’s LAWorld profile HERE: 

Business News

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:29:50 GMT
ZURICH (Reuters) - About 80 of the 106 Swiss banks that signed up for a deal with U.S. tax authoriti...
China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:24:51 GMT
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Regulators in Shanghai have found that a scandal-hit China-based food supplier ...
Merck aims to hike revenues in China to 1 billion euro by 2018
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:48:09 GMT
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Merck will start offering non-prescription drugs in China as part of a push to...

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2015 LAWorld Annual Conference & AGM (Washington DC, USA) from 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of April, 2015 to 3pm on Friday the 1st of May, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 5pm on Friday the 6th of February, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Warsaw, Poland) from 5pm on Friday the 12th of September, 2014 to 5pm on Saturday the 13th of September, 2014

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