Event Details

The British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa invites you to join us for an enlightening roadshow seminar, where expert attorneys from leading law firm, Snaid & Morris Inc, a Sterling Member of BCB Africa, with its UK Associate, as well as the British High Commission Commercial Counsellor, discuss trade & investment, emigration and study in the UK.


Date: Monday, 19th August 2024, 08:00 am- 12:00 pm

One-one-session: Tuesday, 20th August 2024, 08:00 am- 13:00 pm

Venue: Snaid & Morris Inc, Morningside, Sandton


The UK with its stable economy that is the fastest growing in the G7 nations, is the perfect trading and/or investment destination. Our panel of experts will take you through the ins and outs around trading with the UK and investing in the UK.


Do not miss this exclusive opportunity to engage with industry leaders, gain strategic perspectives, and network with like-minded professionals and individuals interested in trade & investment, emigration and study.


To RSVP, please click on "register", or alternatively send an email to admin@bcbafrica.com.


One-on-one session


Interested in living, working or studying in the UK?


Need help getting your British citizenship or Passport?


Book your one-on-one session on Tuesday, 20th August from 08:00am to 13:00pm, with your preferred Specialist for personalised enquiries on trade & investment, emigration and study in the UK.

Agenda

  • Aug 19, 2024

  • Aug 20, 2024

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tea and Coffee session
Tea and coffee to be served during registration.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Trade and Investment discussion
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Break and light refreshments
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UKVI- emigration
Presentation and Q & A

Speakers

  • Jarmila Entezari (Senior Associate at Carter Camerons LLP)

    Jarmila Entezari

    Senior Associate at Carter Camerons LLP

    https://www.cartercamerons.com/

    Jarmila Entezari is a Senior Associate at Carter Camerons LLP, specializing in Immigration law. With a comprehensive background in corporate and private immigration matters, Jarmila excels in advising clients efficiently, leveraging her detailed knowledge of Home Office policies and professional demeanor to meet tight deadlines.

    Her expertise extends to handling applications for the review of public authority decisions in court, focusing on challenges related to illegality, irrationality, and unfairness. Jarmila is adept at guiding clients through the complexities of legal claims, ensuring clarity and strategic advice from inception to resolution.

    She regularly prepares appeals to the First-tier and Upper Tribunals of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers and has been involved in judicial review applications at the High Court. Additionally, Jarmila provides counsel on HR issues and employment law matters, including discrimination, termination, redundancies, and employment policies.

    Jarmila maintains strong ties with the Slovak community and collaborates with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic to advise on corporate sponsorship of workers, family visas, and status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Her contributions to the field include publications in the Employment Law Journal and Law Gazette for Westminster and Holborn.

    A member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association, Jarmila Entezari brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her practice, ensuring tailored solutions and principled advocacy for her clients.

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  • Mike Foster (Economic Counsellor at British High Commission)

    Mike Foster

    Economic Counsellor at British High Commission

    Mike Foster, currently serving as Economic Counsellor at the British High Commission in Pretoria, brings a wealth of experience in financial markets and international development. Mike holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science, complemented by a BA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University.

    His career includes pivotal roles such as Non-Executive Director at the Overseas Development Institute in Nairobi from 2015 to 2018, where he provided strategic guidance appointed by the UK Government. Prior to this, Mike served as a Fellow at the Government of Zanzibar's President’s Office, focusing on macroeconomic analysis and policy advice. His consultancy work for the Commonwealth Secretariat in 2012, involved researching international trade policy. In the financial sector, Mike held significant positions including Director at Barclays Capital in London from 2009 to 2011, overseeing European ETF trading and contributing to global equity technology strategy. He also served as Vice President at Morgan Stanley from 2007 to 2009, managing risk across European sectors.

    At UBS Investment Bank, Mike's tenure from 2001 to 2007 led to his appointment as a Director, leading Equity Delta-1 trading and expanding the firm's presence in Index Synthetics and Exchange Traded Funds.

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  • Jason Morris (Joint Managing Director of Snaid & Morris)

    Jason Morris

    Joint Managing Director of Snaid & Morris

    https://snaidmorris.co.za/

    Jason has a wealth of experience in insolvency enquiries, arbitrations and mediations as well as extensive experience in litigation in the High Court, Commercial Court, Magistrates’ Courts and various other tribunals.

    In addition, Jason sat as a Board Member and Chairman of various local and multi-national companies and extensive experience in all fields of litigation. He is further well versed in the particulars relating to the handling of company, transport and maritime law and handles many complex immigration matters for South Africans to the UK.

    Jason is member of both INSOL and SARIPA.

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Venue

Snaid & Morris Attorneys

4th Floor Green Park Corner, Corner West Road South and, Lower Rd, Morningside, Sandton
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

If you have any questions please contact Priority Shikwambana

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