FSLA arranges a number of training courses
and social events for junior lawyers.

FSLA Workshops

FSLA Workshops – which take place once a year – are designed for junior lawyers to get up to speed with new areas of law and practise. Workshops have a relaxed atmosphere and all speakers are experts on their subjects.

FSLA Junior Lawyers Group

The FSLA Junior Lawyers Group is run by members of the executive committee who are themselves junior lawyers. All law students, trainees and pupils, as well as junior solicitors and barristers with an interest in financial services law are encouraged to attend the group’s social events around the City.

Recording of FSLA Panel Event: ESG Climate Disclosures – Key challenges for firms

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Link to the video of the FSLA and Mayer Brown Webinar, which took place on Thursday 28th October at 1pm

On 28 October the Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) and Mayer Brown LLP organised a panel event considering ESG Climate Disclosures and the key challenges for firms.

The panel was chaired by James Whitaker, Litigation and Disputes Partner at Mayer Brown, and featured:

  • Joanne Etherton, Climate Finance Lead, Client Earth;
  • Anne Corrigan, Deputy Head of Legal, Bank of England;
  • Edward Cumming QC, XXIV Old Buildings; and
  • Tonia Plakhotniuk, Vice President, NatWest Markets and ex Director of Policy for Sustainability at AFME.

The one hour webinar focussed on the key risks and challenges for financial services firms navigating the latest developments in the ESG Climate Disclosures landscape.

The panel covered a wide range of topics, with lively and engaging discussion between the panel. The recording will be of interest to all financial services lawyers of all levels of PQE, please login to access the link below.

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