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CCBE wins case against the Dutch State on surveillance of lawyers

The District Court of The Hague has ruled that surveillance of lawyers by intelligence agencies constitutes an infringement of fundamental rights and orders the State to stop all surveillance of lawyers’ communications.

CCBE-INFO 43 - June 2015

123rd Plenary Session of the CCBE in Gdańsk - European Bars initiate Twinning Projects - Launch of the find-a-lawyer 3 project - Joint Conference in Kiev on Representation by Advocates in Court Proceedings - Kosovo celebrates 2015 Lawyers Day in Pristina

CCBE-INFO 42 - May 2015

European Court of Human Rights upholds the freedom of expression of lawyers - Upcoming study on procedural safeguards - Reform of the European Court of Justice - CCBE to intervene in court case on illegal wiretapping - CCBE annual report 2014 published - LEXposia 2015, the European legal professionals’ fair

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe takes mass surveillance to court

CCBE members voted to intervene in a pending case against the Dutch state in support of lawyers placed under surveillance by a government agency.

CCBE-INFO 41 - April 2015

CCBE President Maria Ślązak meets European Commissioner for Justice Vĕra Jourová - Launch of the European Lawyers’ Foundation - Lawmakers agree on new anti-money laundering directive - British government admits to listening to lawyer-client communications - Public procurement: issues with transposition