To receive referrals and to be involved in more inward international work.
Being able to refer clients to known law firm contacts overseas; similarly to have contacts with law firms all round the world, to better serve the needs of our international focused clients.
The reassurance of Galleon Quality Code (we are working on it).
To be able to promote our international capability to clients, other professionals and the business community; similarly, to raise our international profile.
Meeting lawyers as colleagues and friends.
To increase international experience both as people and as professionals.
To be better informed about the legal conditions for doing business or having dealings in specific countries; similarly, to obtain local insight and information about foreign nationals from a lawyer of that country.
Contact with lawyers from other countries helps to understand the thought processes of overseas clients/potential clients.
Increase/share legal knowledge.
A network that works together to create initiatives and information/guidance for the benefit of all its members and their clients.
To develop new marketing strategies.