The Fernando Pombo Foundation was invited by the Madrid Bar Association to be a part of the first legal career fair (FEIURIS), which took place on April 14, 2016 in Madrid. Carmen Pombo, Director of the Foundation, was a speaker of the panel “The lawyer’s commitment to society”.
During the session, all speakers addressed the great challenges of the XXI century, as well as their impact and global projection, stressing on the Sustainable Development Goals (UN Agenda 2016-2030.) Later on, they analyzed the role of the lawyer in society and the concept of Social Responsibility in the legal profession: (i) what is pro bono; (ii) the development it has experienced during these last years; (iii) what are the main national and international trends; and (iv) finally, how does the Fernando Pombo Association promotes the legal profession`s engagement with the rights of the underprivileged
The objective of the first FEIURIS was to promote and foster the legal profession career. The ICAM, through its Employment Area, organized this fair, which had the following motto: “Make it happen”. The objective of this fair is to serve as a bridge between law firms, businesses, business schools, organizations and consulting firms, among others, and young lawyers searching for a job or that ant to improve their current situation.
For more information, please visit the FEIURIS offcial webpage