ERA-CCBE Young Lawyers Competition on EU Law in Practice

November 17th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

The Competition, which should have taken place on 7-8 December 2017 in Trier, will be postponed to next year.

You can now register for the CCBE Training Conference!

October 3rd, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink


14 December 2017, L42 – Rue de la Loi 42, Brussels

The Conference which will discuss ‘Training of lawyers: challenges and opportunities’ is now open for registration.

The programme includes panels on the transforming management of the law firm in the digital era, neuroscience and new discoveries on effective learning, innovative training tools such as MOOC, virtual reality, webinar, and finally guides to financing training projects. Furthermore, the conference will give an introduction to the European Training Platform on the e-Justice portal, and will represent a valuable opportunity for training providers and legal professionals to share best practices and innovative solutions for legal training.

Please register your participation by 20 November 2017 at

Please find the detailed programme for the conference here.

The conference language is English.

ERA-CCBE Young Lawyers Competition on EU Law in Practice, 7-8 December 2017, Trier

September 27th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink


The European Academy of Law (ERA) and the CCBE are organising a ‘Young Lawyers Contest: EU law in practice’ which will take place on 7-8 December 2017 in Trier, Germany.

The aim of the Contest is is to bring together future lawyers from different European countries at a time when they are undergoing entry level training to enable them to share common values and to exchange new experiences/discuss new perspectives in areas of common interest.

Bars/Law Societies/Lawyers’ Schools from the following countries will participate: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Poland and Romania.

As part of the Contest, teams (mixed by nationality, experience etc.) will have to prepare a written report on a legal question/oral defence session and a negotiating exercise. The two best teams will take part in the final oral debate.

Information about the Contest can be found here.

Save the Date: CCBE Training Conference, 14 Dec. 2017, Brussels

August 24th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink



Please note that the Conference will be held in English.

Further information will follow in the coming weeks.

CCBE Training Conference postponed

March 4th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the CCBE will need to postpone the CCBE Conference on ‘Training of Lawyers – Challenges and Opportunities’ which was planned to take place on 22 April 2016.

The CCBE will examine the agenda to decide which timing could be suitable to organise this conference at a later date.

CCBE Training Conference: “Training of Lawyers – Challenges and Opportunities”

February 2nd, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

As previously announced, the CCBE  is organising a conference on “Training of Lawyers – Challenges and Opportunities”, on Friday 22 April 2016, in Brussels.

The final programme, along with the cost and final details will be published mid-February. Please note that the conference will be in English.

Here below is a draft programme of the conference. Please click on the programme to enlarge.

For more information about the conference, please contact Madeleine Kelleher,


European Lawyers Day

December 10th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Today is European Lawyers Day, a day which marks European lawyers honoring International Human Rights Day. It is a national day to celebrate the rule of law and the legal profession’s intrinsic role in its defence, as well as lawyers’ common values and contribution to the justice system.

This year’s theme is Freedom of Speech, and refers to all forms of expression, including lawyers’ own freedom of speech.

European Lawyers Day 2015

Bars and Law Societies throughout Europe are organizing events and activities to publicly acknowledge the importance of freedom of speech and to highlight the role of the legal profession within the administration of justice.

More information on European Lawyers Day can be found here.  

SAVE-THE-DATE: CCBE Conference on ‘Training of Lawyers – Challenges and Opportunities’

December 4th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

The CCBE is organising a conference on ‘Training of Lawyers – Challenges and Opportunities’ which will take place on 22 April 2016 in Brussels.



Please register your interest before 11 January 2016 with Madeleine Kelleher (

The official invitation and programme will follow in January 2016.