Opening of the Twinning

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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