UIA en Bulgarie: conférence sur le rôle des avocats dans le soutien de l’état de droit dans une démocratie / UIA in Bulgaria: Conference on the the role of lawyers in supporting the Rule of Law in a democratic state

On November 21-22, 2019, I participated in a forum in Sofia, Bulgaria on the Role of the Advocacy (i.e., Bar Associations and lawyers) for the Rule of Law in a Democratic Society. The conference was organized by the Sofia Bar Association on the occasion of the annual Day of the Bulgarian Bar, with the support… Read More UIA en Bulgarie: conférence sur le rôle des avocats dans le soutien de l’état de droit dans une démocratie / UIA in Bulgaria: Conference on the the role of lawyers in supporting the Rule of Law in a democratic state

UIA Celebration in San Francisco / Célébration de l’UIA à San Francisco

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, my law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson hosted a cocktail reception at the magnificent Palace Hotel to celebrate the UIA and the international legal community in San Francisco. I took the occasion to describe the work of UIA and introduce fellow UIA member Natalie Pierce who will be one of… Read More UIA Celebration in San Francisco / Célébration de l’UIA à San Francisco

Closing Ceremony speech at Luxembourg Congress upon being inducted as President of UIA

Dear Colleagues, What an enormous honor to stand before you here at the center of this extraordinary hemicycle at the center of this beautiful city at the center of Europe. After these past days of the truly outstanding work by our Congress participants and headquarters staff, after the graciousness of our Luxembourgeois hosts, after new… Read More Closing Ceremony speech at Luxembourg Congress upon being inducted as President of UIA

Welcome to My Blog

Hello to all, and welcome to my blog as President of UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats) – the International Lawyers’ Association. UIA is the world’s oldest, most multi-cultural, multi-lingual international law association.  Founded in Belgium in 1927 in the wake of World War I, and now based in Paris, France, UIA has a long and distinguished… Read More Welcome to My Blog