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Endangered lawyers

The European Parliament is holding a hearing on attacks against lawyers: an increasingly persecuted profession worldwide.

CCBE-INFO 78 - January 2019

  • New CCBE Presidency for 2019
  • The CCBE’s recent activities in the context of e-evidence and e-Justice
  • The 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty to be held in Brussels from 26 February to 1 March 2019
  • Finnish Bar Projects for 2019
  • “Advokatsamfundet” celebrates its 100th anniversary
  • Day of the Endangered Lawyer

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) appoints a new Presidency starting from January 2019

During its Plenary Session on 29 November 2018, the CCBE nominated José de Freitas (Portugal) to become its new President starting from 1 January 2019. He takes over from Antonín Mokrý. His presidency will be supported by Ranko Pelicarić (Croatia) as 1st Vice-President, Margarete von Galen (Germany) as 2nd Vice-President, and James MacGuill (Ireland) as 3rd Vice-President.

International Migrants Day: The CCBE recalls the crucial importance of ensuring legal assistance for all asylum seekers

Today is International Migrants Day, the maximum expression of overcoming adversity to live a better life and celebrated as a result of Resolution 55/93 of the United Nations General Assembly.

CCBE-INFO 77 - November/December 2018

  • The CCBE event of the year: The Artificial Intelligence – Humane Justice Conference in Lille 
  • The November Plenary: The CCBE Human Rights Award along with powerful speeches
  • The Conference on the Effectiveness of Justice Systems (30 November 2018, Vienna)
  • European Lawyers’ Day: Lawyer visibility and promoting the Rule of Law
  • Migration – European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL) needs your help 
  • Court of Justice of the European Union: As from 1 December 2018, e-Curia will become mandatory for the exchange of legal documents between parties’ representatives and the General Court. 
  • Globalising lawyers’ practice in Asia