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

September 27th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

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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

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Please note that the Conference will be held in English.

Further information will follow in the coming weeks.

UN Human Rights Council Resolutions on Judges and Lawyers

June 23rd, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

During its session from 6-23 June 2017, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolutions on the independence of the judiciary and lawyers, inluding the following:

11. Calls upon States, in collaboration with relevant national entities such as bar associations, associations of judges and prosecutors, and educational institutions, to provide adequate training, including human rights training, for judges, prosecutors and lawyers, both on initial appointment and periodically throughout their careers, taking into account regional and international human rights law and, where applicable and relevant, the concluding observations and decisions of human rights mechanisms, such as treaty bodies and regional human rights courts;

The full document can be download here.

COURSE OF STUDY OF GERMAN LAW

May 4th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

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The Dutch speaking Brussels Bar (NOAB), the Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) and the Centre for Professional Legal Education of the Radboud University, the Netherlands (CPO) jointly organise a Course of study of German law in 2017 and 2018. This course offers a unique chance to acquire indepth knowledge of German law on a variety of law topics such as contract law, insolvency law, employment law, tax law and company law. The different modules are taught by German attorneys and professors, who are all experts in their respective fields….(Please continue to read here: en-flyer, fr-flyer-docx, de-flyer, and nl-flyer.)