EYBA appoints new president

Lithuanian lawyer Elijus Burgis has been elected as president of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA), a multi-national association of young lawyers groups. He is the first EYBA president to come from outside Western Europe. Burgis, who has been practising company/commercial law for five years at Baltic law firm Bernotas & Dominas Glimstedt, succeeds solicitor Richard Willis who works for Dublin-based Arthur Cox.