Criteria for Members

In looking for new members, LAWorld seeks:

  • Independent firms owned by their principals who are active in their practices
  • Medium sized in their jurisdictions with the ability to devote the personal attention of its partners to their clients
  • An entrepreneurial commercial approach to solving client problems
  • Active in the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Broadly based commercial, corporate, business practices with litigation capabilities
  • Communicate electronically, with a committment to using the latest technology in the delivery of legal services and with their own, well maintained, website
  • Firms which have an international dimension to their practice with a determination to promote and develop international work to their existing and prospective clients
  • English speaking lawyers at a senior level, as well as lawyers speaking the language(s) of the host country and neighbouring countries
  • Attendance of the principals to the annual LAWorld Conference and to be active participants within the network.
  • Ideally not already members of another similar association

LAWorld News

Guy A. Rasco Appointed to Chair of LAWorld

Guy A. Rasco (shareholder of Devine Goodman Rasco Watts-FitzGerald & Wells) was elected to Chair of LAWorld at the Annual Conference held in Hong Kong in April 2014.  Steve Ng has stepped down from his role as Chair after completing his two-year term.

Mr. Rasco intends to pursue his predecessors’ focus on business development, membership expansion, improving referral opportunities, and website awareness and visibility. “Our main goal is to increase the attractiveness of LAWorld members in the international legal community; improve networking skills and create better awareness and understanding of the strengths and business opportunities that exist within LAWorld member firms,” said Mr. Rasco.

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India's finance minister favors interest rate cut: paper
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China's auto market growth may halve to 7 percent this year: industry body head
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:31:55 GMT
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Upcoming Events

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Milan) from 5pm on Friday the 18th of September, 2015 to 5pm on Saturday the 19th of September, 2015

2015 LAWorld Annual Conference & AGM (Washington DC, USA) from 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of April, 2015 to 2pm on Friday the 1st of May, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 4pm on Sunday the 8th of February, 2015

Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting (Kuala Lumpur) from 9am on Wednesday the 19th of November, 2014 to 1pm on Thursday the 20th of November, 2014

North/Latin Americas Regional Meeting (Las Vegas) from 7pm on Thursday the 13th of November, 2014 to 5pm on Saturday the 15th of November, 2014

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