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Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe Appoints New Secretary-General

Philip Buisseret is the new Secretary-General of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), the representative organisation for more than one million lawyers from forty-five countries.

Members of the European Parliament denounce surveillance of lawyer-client communications

MEPs raised concerns about interception of phone calls between lawyers and their clients by intelligence services across Europe in a plenary debate with the Presidency of the EU and the Commissioner for Justice on Tuesday evening.