More than 6,500 professionals have already used the ICAM Advocacy Space
| 18/03/2021 15:56 | Updated: 3/18/2021 4:16 PM
More than 6,500 professionals have already hired Advocacy space at the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM), a Legal joint work Located a few meters from Plaza de Castilla Courts, It was launched two years ago to facilitate the professional practice of lawyers without their own office, as the college reported today.
Dean of ICAM, Jose Maria AlonsoIt was opened in March 20, 2019.
And he did so by uttering these words: “With this initiative, which many have sought for a long time, we fulfill one of the commitments of our electoral program, through which we intend to build a useful college that provides maximum added value to the Madrid legal profession.”
Everything is ready to open on March 20 at 8:00 pm, in front of Plaza de Castilla, the co-working place of icam_esAdvocacy space. A pioneering area for entrepreneurship and peer-to-peer assistance “to” and “between”. We’ll also have a lot of space pic.twitter.com/p9n1NpGLI9
Jose Maria Alonso (@JM_AlonsoPuig) March 6, 2019
A day of different feelings. Opening of “ESPACIO ABOGACÍA”, the joint work of icam_es. He steps on the ground and makes a useful kidney for those who need it most and ask for it. Thanks to the authorities of the world of justice and law pic.twitter.com/dwfHTTo4H9
Jose Maria Alonso (@JM_AlonsoPuig) March 21, 2019
The Intergovernmental Authority on Coastal Zones published a statement today, in conjunction with the second anniversary of this initiative, explaining the benefit from this initiative, and that it aspires to be “an alternative to traditional offices”.
Among the many services offered, Individual customer service offices It has been the most sought after, with over 4,700 reservations at this time.
Meeting rooms equipped with a video conferencing system have been used nearly 1,500 times, while single workspaces, the most restricted during the coronavirus crisis, have been reserved by more than 400 users.
“The perception after the health crisis is that The demand for the service will increase Because many members, with the cessation of activity and the resulting economic situation after the pandemic, will see in joint action the alternative solution for their offices, “said the Director of Improvement and Services for ICAM members, Silvia Prieto.
The college highlights that the popularization of remote work, along with the increased implementation of remote experiences, are other factors that boost growth prospects in this space.
He notes that digitization in the field of justice specifically has allowed this since last October, thanks to an agreement with the General Secretariat of Prison Institutions, Espacio Advocacy. Offers a secure, free, remote system to assist inmates in the prisons of Alcala Meco, Soto del Real and Valdemuro.
“Thanks to this tool, legal professionals who are aware that the correct exercise of the right of defense does not require physical transportation to prison, can provide assistance by videoconferencing from a secure space installed at this ICAM headquarters,” he explains. He notes that in the months since its launch, around 200 lawyers have used the service.
On the other hand, remember that it is within the package of procedures approved by the ICAM Board of Directors for Helping the most vulnerable lawyers deal with the effects of the crisis, The Free use of the facilities during the months of September to December For aid recipients.
He adds that in these two years Espacio Advocacy has also hosted many legal and entertainment activities, which were attended by nearly 700 people.
As the headquarters of the Senior Space of ICAM, it has also witnessed initiatives promoted by veterans in the legal profession such as Antonio Garrigues, Cristina Almeida, Cristina Albardi, Joaquin Romanelos, Javier Jimenez Ugarte or Angela CerrillosAnd members of its board of directors.
Vice Dean Embed a Tweet Offers senior senior club opening #AdvocacySpaceAnd presented to the club’s board members: pdta. And deputy Embed a Tweet, The “true promoter”; the Secretary Embed a Tweet; pic.twitter.com/Ib3xGeFlSe
Madrid Bar Association (icam_es) November 6, 2019
“We are the only bar association in Spain that provides these services,” said Silvia Prieto.
Thanks to agreements signed with ICAM, members of the Alcalá de Henares Bar, the Barcelona Bar and the Talavera de la Reina Bar can also benefit from these facilities.
Signing the agreement between the study center icam_es The College of Legal Practice #ICAB And the agreement to use the “advocacy space” #ICAMColleges of the university # Advocacy For the benefit of its members. | Embed a Tweet⚖️ pic.twitter.com/5G8qxYNAMg
– My Eugenia Gay (@MariaEugeniaGay) January 28, 2020
In the next ICAM tweet, you have a thread where you can remember the opening of this pioneering space On Saturday he will be two years old.
Within a few minutes the inauguration ceremony #AdvocacySpace, A pioneering initiative of the Madrid Bar to facilitate the professional practice of lawyers in the capital pic.twitter.com/fr77PAPrpU
Madrid Bar Association (icam_es) March 20, 2019