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CCBE-INFO 49 - February 2016

Editorial - Refugees’ rights and responsibilities - Innovation and future of the legal profession - The future of legal services - The CCBE Human Rights Award 2015 - New “European Justice Stakeholders Forum” - CCBE Annual Report 2015 - Transatlantic trade and investment partnership - Project of the month: EU litigation for lawyers - Presumption of innocence

The CCBE Human Rights Award

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) today granted its 2015 Human Rights Award to Mr Intigam Aliyev, an Azerbaijani human rights lawyer and due to the recent crackdowns on human rights lawyers in China, decided to grant a second award to the Chinese law firm, Fengrui.

CCBE-INFO 48 - December 2015 - January 2016

Editorial- 2016: the year of all dangers? - CCBE Conference: Innovation and Future of the legal profession - CCBE initiatives in support of Chinese lawyers - Day of the endangered lawyer - European Court of Human Rights - European Lawyers Foundation - Presumption of Innocence - Workshop on lawyers’ specialisation - Paris Bar event - Save-the-date

European Parliament approves new EU rules to ensure that the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in criminal proceedings is respected

The CCBE is pleased that the European Parliament has approved new EU rules to ensure that the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in criminal proceedings is respected. 

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe Appoints New Presidency

Michel Benichou is the new President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), the representative organisation for more than one million lawyers from 45 countries.