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Last week Jonathan Cocker attended the International Bar Association’s Mid-Year Meetings in Budapest, Hungary as Sustainability Officer of the IBA (SEERIL). The meetings included prominent members from the legal, business and political communities. Leaders from more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning over 170 countries were among those attending. Among the issues examined at the Conference were indemnity insurance, the soft skills of young lawyers, bullying and harassment, ‘fair trade’ in legal services,…

Last week Jonathan Cocker attended the International Bar Association’s African Regional Conference on the Environment in Cape Town, South Africa on November 28th-30th, 2018. Jonathan spoke on the panel, “Urban Waste Management: What Africa is Doing”, alongside fellow panelists Lloyd Christie (Director at ENSafrica), Richard Emery (Executive Associate, JG Afrika), Sally-Anne Kasner (Founder of Cirulcar Vision and Operations Manager of EcoStandard), and Richard Summers (Managing Director, Richard Summers Inc.) The panel discussed the urban transformation…