Prior to joining MFA, Mr Bernardes Neto was a founding partner of Xavier, Bernardes, Bragança – Sociedade de Advogados; a partner at Bomchil, Castro, Goodrich, Claro, Arosemena and Associates; and was with Dr Graf von der Goltz, Dr Wessing & Partners in Düsseldorf and London. His main areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law, private equity, antitrust, contracts and arbitration.
The theme for this year’s conference “EAC @20: THE ROLE OF LAWYERS IN DEVELOPING REGIONAL ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES” has been carefully selected to celebrate the twenty years of existence of the EAC.
The following sub-themes shall be explored, in addition to the main theme:
This is an initiative of the East Africa Law Society to promote the profession and build the capacity of lawyers in the region through training. The EALS institute provides world-class training in key areas of practice, governance and other key sectors to spur integration and development. The trainings are conducted by way of partnership with world leading institutions for collaborative trainings and accreditation.
Trainings are conducted both onsite and online. Trainers are sourced from our massive database of experts across East Africa as well as internationally recognized experts. The institute also serves as the research arm of East Africa Law Society and is a respectable source of information on governance, rule of law, EAC integration, constitutionalism, human rights among others.Join Now
Persons who are not paid up members of EALS are eligible to attend the conference on payment of $400. Early bird rate of USD $350 applies until 15th September 2019.
Admits to all events except Leading Law Firms’ Forum. An early bird rate of USD $200 applies to payments received before 15th September 2019.Applies to members of less than 35 years old, and less than 5 years of experience post-admission.
In-House Counsel cadre
Admits to all events except Leading Law Firms’ Forum. Early Bird Rate
USD $ 300 for payment received before 15th September 2019.
Admits two representatives to all events, exclusive branding in conference publication and at the conference venue and other year-long exclusive benefits. Delegates will be provided with courtesy airport transfer and priority in accommodation booking.