Benefits of attending the IBA Annual Conference


Practice areas: Mergers and Acquisitions

Authors: Nieves Briz

IBA Daily News Washington DC

What do you come to the IBA annual conference for?

Dr Mercy Oke-Chinda University of Port Harcourt Nigeria

It’s an opportunity to meet female litigators who have been very successful. It’s very encouraging for me, and comforting to know the challenges you face are the same in other jurisdictions.

Juan José Alcerro Milla Aguilar Castillo Love Honduras

To learn from my colleagues that give us their background experience and for the networking, getting to know people and to learn from people. It’s great for networking.

Nieves Briz Jausas Spain

Because this is a great place for networking, there are lawyers from all around the world. The speakers are really interesting too, especially the session on artificial intelligence.

Thomas E Tampubolon Indonesian Advocates Association Indonesia

This is the third time I’ve come to the conference and I get a lot of benefits from joining the discussions. I’m especially here for the keynote speakers, they’re very highly respected.

Carlos Ruiz Lapuente Ruiz Lapuente Uruguay

It’s important to meet different cultures and gain business opportunities, and to understand the rule of law in lots of different countries. It’s just amazing to meet people from everywhere.

Alice Dimlong Asaije Plateau State House of Assembly Nigeria

The conference is a world-leading organisation. I expect to meet senior lawyers and hope to learn from them, exchange information and make legal reforms back in Nigeria.

Niklas JRM Schmidt Wolf Theiss Austria

I’ve been coming for 10 years and it’s a great opportunity to network with lawyers from other countries, establish new relationships and meet up with friends.