In brief: Conference attracts top London lawyers

Top London law firms are heading for a high-profile Brussels conference next week which will discuss managing economic transition in central and Eastern Europe. Nick Holt, of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, will talk about the priorities for change in the legal systems of the transition economies, while Jeremy Carver, of Clifford Chance, and Elena Kirillova, of McKenna & Co, will lead discussions on the importance of know-how transfer. Further details from Gill Stoddart on 0181-332-0044.