April 2018 the United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr Serpa Soares, opened the Intergovernmental Conference on International Legal Advice Jan MacLean joined Eurojust as a new national member for Germany, succeeding former Agency Vice-President Klaus Meyer-Cabri. Mr. MacLean has many years of experience and expertise in the field of international judicial cooperation, including involvement in the implementation and revision of Eurojust`s legal basis. In addition, he worked as a division head and advisor at the Federal Ministry of Justice. The Legal Counsel addressed the tenth meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the regular process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. MacLean worked as an advisor to the German Ministries of Justice and Interior, where he focused on international legal cooperation in criminal matters and the fight against Islamic terrorism and concentrated extremism. On 24 and 25 July, the United Nations Legal Counsel, Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited Kingston, Jamaica. The main objective of Mr. Serpa Soares` visit to Kingston was to participate in events commemorating the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the establishment of the International Seabed Authority. M.
Serpa Soares, travelled to Europe to visit Sarajevo, Pristina, Mitrovica, Vienna and Geneva June 22 to July 9, 2017 Read more Representing Forsyth County and Winston-Salem, North Carolina on a variety of environmental issues, including the expansion of existing landfills, labor issues related to water extraction from the Yadkin River, and various brownfield issues. Interview: The United Nations and International Law (in Portuguese) Saber mais RTP (Portuguese radio and television station): “The lawyer is Portuguese!” (in Portuguese) Maize Sabre United Nations Legal Counsel participates in commemoration of official closing of International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Read more United Nations Legal Counsel Miguel de Serpa Soares organizes ABA Day 2016 at United Nations Headquarters. Read more From 8. to 10. In April 2018, the United Nations Legal Counsel, Serpa Soares, visited Baghdad at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Iraq Read more Eurojust Press Team: Phone: + 31 70 412 55 00 firstname.lastname@example.org Rose Acre Farms, Inc. challenged several proposed water quality requirements contained in a proposed operating permit to be issued by the Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources North. After negotiations with the state authority, the client received the necessary operating permit with appropriate conditions. The Legal Counsel, Mr. Serpa Soares, spent nearly three weeks on the front lines in support of oceans and the law of the sea, 1-16. June 2016 Read more Representing real estate developer Wake Forest University in negotiations for a major research park with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources to secure a brownfield agreement for real estate redevelopment. As a result of negotiations, the developer was allowed to redevelop the land during the brownfield process, rather than once the process was completed.
We report on annual activities on this subject on an ongoing basis. Fortieth Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law & Policy Legal Order in the World`s Oceans: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 27-28 June 2016 Read more. On 14 September 2017, the United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Serpa Soares, convened the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) for a public meeting Read more M. Serpa Soares attends the commemoration ceremony on 17 July at UN Headquarters. Read more Office of Legal Affairs hosts annual meeting of local legal advisers at UN Headquarters Read more On 10 October 2020, the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat and the Federal Foreign Office will jointly organise a conference on “Effective Multilateralism and International Law” to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations Read more Winston-Salem Children`s Museum, Development Committee, former Chair Subscribe to receive Eurojust press releases by email The United Nations Legal Counsel, Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the People`s Republic of China from 23 to 26 April 2019. Read more Acted as lead counsel for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in a case arising from allegations by Fairfax County, Virginia, that wastewater discharges from a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation doughnut production facility in Lorton, Fairfax County, Virginia damaged the county`s sewer system. Kreme responded that the county was operating its sewer system despite faulty planning and construction, and knowing that sewage would stagnate over time, creating conditions that would cause its system to fail.
This was an important case of the federal Clean Water Act, which was settled favourably for our client. International criminal justice events at United Nations Headquarters in New York Read more Legal Counsel Serpa Soares accompanied Secretary-General António Guterres on his official visit to the Netherlands on 21 and 22 December 2017. Legal Counsel of the United Nations, Mr. Serpa Soares, host of the Executive of the American Bar Association. Read more UN legal advisers meet with Nippon Foundation fellows Read more about 30. In June 2020, Miguel de Serpa Soares, United Nations Legal Counsel, spoke at the 37th Annual Seminar on International Humanitarian Law for Diplomats Accredited to the United Nations, jointly organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross and New York University School of Law. The United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Serpa Soares visited the Central African Republic and Mali to visit the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Read more The United Nations Legal Counsel signs exchanges of letters with China. Visit of the United Nations Legal Counsel to Cairo (Egypt), Kigali (Rwanda) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). From 2.
to 9. In April 2014, Mr. Serpa Soares embarked on his second mission to Africa since his appointment as United Nations Legal Counsel in September 2013. The Mission underlines the importance that the Legal Counsel attaches to this region and his commitment to work closely with the partners of the Office of Legal Affairs in Africa during his tenure. Read more UN Legal Counsel addresses Oxford University Discussion Group on Public International Law Read more Serpa Soares in his first interview with United Nations Radio (in Portuguese) on 11 July 2014. Read more Mr. Berlin was honored in The Best Lawyers in America® for Environmental Law in 2023 and for the previous 14 years. He was also named Greensboro Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law in 2016, 2018 and 2019 and “Triad Lawyer of the Year” in Environmental Law by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2020 and 2023. Lord. Berlin was also recognized in 2022 and the 13 years immediately preceding Chambers USA: America`s Leading Lawyers for Business, and was inducted into Business North Carolina`s Legal Elite list in 2010 and also in 2017 and the five years immediately preceding it, and in 2018, it was inducted into Business North Carolina`s Legal Elite Hall of Fame in Environmental Law.