European judicial training
European judicial training is a crucial tool to build the European area of justice. European citizens, residents and businesses must live and work in a secure and beneficial legal environment, which requires that European law must be implemented and applied in a uniform manner all over the European Union. Cross-border proceedings must take place smoothly and swiftly. Legal practitioners must have a good knowledge of the EU acquis and its cooperation instruments as well as a good understanding of and trust in the different national legal systems.
On 13 September 2011, the European Commission adopted a Communication on European judicial training: "Building trust in EU-wide justice, a new dimension to European judicial training", to support these aims. More information can be found on DG Justice Website and on the European...
- Check the 2013-2014 survey on Training Lawyers in EU Law from the document section.
- This survey provides the basis for the first Europe-wide state of play on trainingof lawyers, more specifically regarding EU law.
- “Good practices” is a very generic concept which can pertain to different aspects and stages of the preparation, organisation and implementation of professional training of lawyers.
This document proposes to evaluate which good practices can apply to different aspects of organisation, delivery and assessment of training activities
- Different criteria should be used to determine whether a specific aspect of the organisation and implementation of an activity related to professional training of lawyers is a good practice.
- National training systems for lawyers
Building trust in EU-wide justice: A new dimension to European Judicial Training - COM(2011) 551 final
2011 Communication from the European Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the Euroepan Economic and Social Committee and the Commitee of the Regions about European Judicial Training