The Fundamentals of International Legal Business Practise

Date: October 18, 2014.
Place: Tokyo (IBA Annual Conference).

This course is part of an on-going programme devised by the IBA’s Public and Professional Interest Division (PPID) to assist young lawyers and junior members of the profession with their understanding of the fundamentals of international legal practice.

Organised by the IBA in association with he Japan Federation of Bar Associations.

The Fundación Fernando Pombo will participated in the Panel Discussion: «Career development in international legal practice».

 This session will show the successful experience of career development in international legal practice, introduce challenges which successful international legal practitioners have faced and overcome, and discuss if there is any difference in approach of career development from one jurisdiction to another. The aim of this session is to show the career ladder to climb to become a successful international lawyer.


  • Adam S Goodman, Dentons, Canada; Co-Chair, Young Lawyers’ Committee

Special Guest

  • David W Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton, USA; Vice-President, International Bar Association


  • Rouven Bodenheimer, Lungerich Lenz Schumacher, Germany
  • Kwon Lee, Lee International IP & Law Group, Korea
  • Carolyn Ann Knox, Veirano Avogados, Brazil
  • Kimathi Kuenyehia Sr, Kimathi & Partners, Ghana; Young Lawyers Initiatives Officer, Young Lawyer´s Committee
  • Carmen Pombo Morales, Fundación Fernando Pombo, Spain; Vice-Chair, Poverty, Empowerment and the Rule of Law Working Group

 Young Lawyer Training Course – IBA Annual Conference