Thu, 11 Jun | Online Event

Asia-Pacific Impact Lawyers

An interactive meeting with fellow lawyers who are building practices focused on clients that create positive social and environmental impact in the APAC region.
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Asia-Pacific Impact Lawyers

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11 Jun 2020, 09:00 – 10:30 BST
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About The Event

Asia-Pacific Impact Lawyers

11 June 2020

9 am UK | 4 pm Singapore | 6 pm Sydney 

Join the lawyers who are building practices focused on clients that create positive social and environmental impact in the APAC region. Hear how the pandemic is affecting impact investing and social enterprise clients in Hong Kong, India, China and Australia, and how lawyers across the region are responding to this changing environment. 

At this interactive meeting, you will meet with contemporaries online, as well as hearing from specialist practitioners at the first virtual meeting of ‘Asia–Pacific Impact Lawyers’, hosted by esela - The legal network for social impact.

Speakers:

Ranajoy Basu - Partner and Head of India practice at McDermott, Will & Emery LLP

Jon Cheung -  Partner at Prolegis Lawyers, Australia

Sarah Dobson - Executive Director of esela - The legal network for social impact

Giana Lin - Partner and co-founder of FuGuan Law Firm, Shanghai

Roberto Randazzo -  President of esela - The legal network for social impact and a Partner at R&P Legal, Italy

Vivien Teu - Founder & Managing Partner at Vivien Teu & Co LLP, Hong Kong

Moderator:

Tze-wei Ng -  Lawyer, ESG & Impact Practice Lead at Vivien Teu & Co LLP and member of the board of esela - The legal network for social impact

The meeting will explore the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 has presented to impact lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region.

esela - The legal network for social impact is a non-profit global network of lawyers and allies, working to create a sustainable and inclusive economy that promotes positive social impact.

We are interested in the role of the law and lawyers in reshaping legal systems and practice for good through impact investing, social entrepreneurship, business and human rights, the response of business to the climate emergency, 'profit with purpose' and related disciplines.

*This event is taking place during the week of the AVPN Virtual Conference 2020, 8-12 June. There are a limited number of complimentary registrations for the AVPN conference available to esela members. To request your esela member pass to the event, contact Sarah Dobson at development@esela.eu.

 

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