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AEA-EAL President awarded

Posted on March 30th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

AEA-EAL President awarded

Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen awarded Maria Ślązak, AEA-EAL President, with the Great Order for Merits for the Republic of Austria. The Order was granted for Maria’s outstanding achievements on a field of supporting and enhancing cooperation of European Bar Associations, and in particular – the Austrian Bar Council and the Polish National Read more


Anniversary of Jean Pierre Van Cutsem

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

Anniversary of Jean Pierre Van Cutsem

We are proud to inform you that Jean-Pierre van Cutsem, one of the founders of the AEA-EAL and former President of our Association receives an honorary award marking 50 Jubilee of his professional activity as a lawyer. Jean-Pierre served for over half century both for public and Bar’s life as a Dean of the Belgian Read more


AEA-EAL on the 46th European Presidents’ Conference

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

AEA-EAL on the 46th European Presidents' Conference

On February 8 – 10, 2018 Maria Ślązak, President of the European Association of Lawyers represented our Association as a speaker during the 46th European Presidents’ Conference. AEA-EAL Past Presidents Monique Stengel and Konrad Meingast also participated this event. The convention is the oldest and the biggest summit of the highest representatives of European lawyers. Read more


US – UE: Privacy rights

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by AEA-EAL

US - UE: Privacy rights

Iain Mitchell QC, AEA-EAL member and chair of the CCBE Working Group on surveillance has been to Brussels to brief MEPs on a submission to the US Supreme Court in a case with potentially major implications for privacy rights. CCBE has filed an amicus curiae brief in a dispute between the US government and Microsoft. Read more


AEA-EAL in Barcelona

Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by AEA-EAL

AEA-EAL in Barcelona

On February 23 and 24 our Association participated in events in Barcelona organized by Federation of European Bars and Barcelona Bar Association. AEA-EAL President Maria Ślązak represented us in a traditional Festivity of Sant Raimon of Penyafort and our immediate Past President Monique Stengel represented us in seminar by Barcelona Bar and FBE on protecting Read more


AEA-EAL Conference in Kazakhstan

Posted on February 11th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

AEA-EAL Conference in Kazakhstan

We invite you for the conference on fundamentals of performing profession of a lawyer, organized by the AEA-EAL together with the Kazakhstan Bar Association and Bar Issues Commission of the International Bar Association (IBA) in Alamaty on June 15 – 16 , 2018. During the conference we will discuss not only such topics like: · Read more


UNESCO: Holocaust Remembrance and Education: our shared responsibility.

Posted on January 31st, 2018 by AEA-EAL

Since 2002, 27th January has been instituted in Europe the international Day of commemoration in Memory of the victims of the holocaust and prevention of crimes against Humanity. In France, this day is dedicated to the memory of all genocides and to the prevention of crimes against humanity. If this date has been chosen in Read more


Study visit in Strasbourg for human rights lawyers

Posted on January 28th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

Study visit in Strasbourg for human rights lawyers

On January 23 – 24, 2018 AEA-EAL President Maria Slazak, in her capacity of past President of Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), participated as a speaker and chair of the panel in the study visit, organized by Council of Europe for a delegation of alumni of the “International Law in Advocacy” Read more


Day of endangered lawyers

Posted on January 28th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

Resolution of the Board of Directors on endangered lawyers in Egypt The Board of Directors of the European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL) expresses the solidarity with all endangered lawyers. We are seriously concerned at the current situation of lawyers in many countries where fundamental rights and standards are not observed and lawyers are harassed, silenced, Read more


Consumers may sue Facebook in their home country

Posted on January 25th, 2018 by AEA-EAL

An Austrian citizen is allowed to sue the Facebook in personal case in his home country, however he is not allowed to lodge a class action against this company, ruled today the Court of Justice in case C-498/16. Max Schrems had lodged the class action in an Austrian court on behalf of himself and seven Read more