Marina Hadjisoteriou, Head of Limassol Litigation Department of Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC, attended the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA) that was held in Rome in October 2018. The Annual IBA Conference is the largest gathering of the international legal community in the world and more than 6.000 lawyers attended the Conference in Rome. The Conference offered more than 180 working sessions covering all areas of practice relevant to international legal practitioners. The keynote speaker of the Opening Ceremony of the Conference was Mr Romano Prodi, former President of the European Commission and former Prime Minister of Italy.
Recent keynote speakers at Opening Ceremonies of the Annual IBA Conferences that Marina Hadjisoteriou has attended in recent years have included the Hon George Brandis QC, Attorney General of Australia (2017 – Sydney, Australia), Mrs Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (2016 – Washington, DC, United States), Mr José Manuel Durão Barroso, the 11th President of the European Commission and the 115th Prime Minister of Portugal, (2015 – Vienna, Austria) and Mr Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan (2014 – Tokyo, Japan).