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5th Market Access Seminar in Bern

On 13 October 2022 the European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL), together with the World Trade Institute (WTI), organized the annual Workshop on European and International Economic Law for the fifth time in Berne. The topic of this conference was the relationship between Switzerland (CH) and the European Union (EU), in particular the 50th anniversary of the Swiss-EU Free Trade Agreement, the European Economic Area and … Continue reading 5th Market Access Seminar in Bern

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Successful Business-Algorithms-Law Conference in Gdańsk

It was a pleasure to meet you in the beautiful city of Gdańsk. The important topic, engaged audience, top speakers and vibes of the Gdańsk Old Town created an event to be remembered. We will publish a conference report shortly and now please find below some photos from the BAL Conference. All photos were made by our Colleague Adam Kaczko. Magdalena Witkowska Dean of the … Continue reading Successful Business-Algorithms-Law Conference in Gdańsk

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HELP Course completed

European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL) congratulates AEA-EAL members who successfully completed the Council of Europe HELP course on Ethics for Lawyers, implemented in a joint initiative of the Council of Europe HELP Programme, the European Association of Lawyers and the European Young Bar Association. Participants received certificates issued by the Council of Europe confirming course completion. During the implementation of the course, AEA-EAL Deontology Committee … Continue reading HELP Course completed

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Successful Third Twinning of Lawyers

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, We wish to express our gratitude for your engagement and participation in the third Twinning of Lawyers held on October 16, 2021. Together we organised and conducted an exceptional event with top speakers and participants from so many countries – an achievement to remember. But above all, we are delighted to gather lawyers from Caucasus and other Eastern Partnership Countries as … Continue reading Successful Third Twinning of Lawyers

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AEA-EAL General Assembly – 18 June 2021

It was a real pleasure to see so many of you during the AEA-EAL General Assembly held on June 14. It was again only a virtual meeting of friends from so many countries! We are all tired of restrictions connected with the pandemic and hoping to see each other in person next year. Our President Maria Ślązak delivered a report (which can be downloaded in … Continue reading AEA-EAL General Assembly – 18 June 2021

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Report from conference on Independence of Lawyers

Online event on current issues of independence of lawyers took place on May 12, 2021. It was a common initiative of the European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL), Polish National Bar of Attorneys-at-law and Warsaw Bar of Attorneys-at-law. With over 150 registered participants and 13 speakers, among others 5 Bars/ Organisations Presidents from 7 countries it was successful and significant event that brought together lawyers from East and West.

The independence of lawyers has a crucial value for society and for justice. There are key factors of independence raised by speakers – independence itself, preserving professional secrecy and avoidance of conflict of interests. Then freedom of association and establishing strong self-governments – Bars; clear entry requirements…

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