English Speaking Club (Earlier events)
English Speaking Club (Earlier events)

The AIFC Academy of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the English Speaking Club!  


English Speaking Club (ESC) is a group of people engaged into legal environment professionally and academically. The aim of conversations within the Club is to enhance English skills of the participants, share and gain knowledge on the agenda topic.  

Native speaker will suggest a topic for discussion. All ESC Members will be sent various Pre-reading materials (monographs, statutes, precedents, articles, etc.) that may be necessary for a conversation.  


If you:  

  • Want to improve your speaking skills  
  • Have a good command of English (Intermediate or higher)  
  • Are open to discussions on a given topic  


Frequency: once a month  

Format: live meetings  

Fee: free of charge   

Registration: in advance; to participate, please fill out the Registration form by clicking Register here (the number of participants is limited). 


First meeting of the ESC  

Host Speaker: David Russell Gallo, Director of the AIFC Academy of Law, Legal Practitioner 

Topic: Role of English in the legal and commercial practice 

Date and Time: April 27, 2022 (18:00 – 19:00, Nur-Sultan time) 

Location: 55/23 Mangilik El ave., C4.4., Nur-Sultan city

Second meeting of the ESC  

Host Speaker: Manuel Macasaet Consultant Legislative Counsel Gallery

Topic: Legislative Drafting in the English-speaking world — the Australian experience

Date and Time: June 2, 2022 (17:00 – 18:00, Nur-Sultan time) 

Format: Online (ZOOM) 

Third meeting of the ESC  

Host Speakers: Catriona Nicol and Joseph Dyke, Senior Associates at McNair International

Topic: Civil Law vs Common Law Jurisdictions: The Key Concepts and Differences in Dispute Resolution

Date and Time: June 27, 2022 (17:00 – 18:30, Nur-Sultan time) 

Format: Online (ZOOM) 



For further information, please contact Danaya Urzhanova at [email protected]   

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