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Lawyers are under a generic "duty of competence" which includes the obligation to update their professional expertise and skills. Although the Bar Associations are particularly active in organising educational events, no formalised system of CLE credits is yet in place.
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Since 2010, ECCLE has operated educational programs designed to attract lawyers, trainees, accountants & judges from all around Europe and elsewhere. Programs typically combine legal training in major areas of the law & business (International contracts, International Extradition and the EAW, EU Law & Human Rights, Finance & Accounting) with the advancement of "Legal & Business English" skills.
Skill-based Training for European Professionals
"LEARNING BY DOING"
ECCLE's innovative training is designed to actively engage participants in simulations, oral arguments, drafting exercises, sharing of professional experiences, with a view to support their legal & business skills.
The ECCLE programs include advanced legal seminars, study visits and a summer course in legal & financial English.
Enrolment is usually limited to 25-30 participants to maximise the learning experience
A list of the programs available for enrolment is provided below.
LAKE ISEO - Study visit to legal Italy (June 2020 - III edition)
OXFORD (UK) Summer program in Legal & Business Practice (2020-X edition)
PHILADELPHIA & NYC (USA) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (April 2020 - VIII edition)
LAKE ISEO (Italy) Advanced seminar in International Extradition and EAW (IV edition - 2019)
LONDON (UK) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (October 2019 - VI edition)
ATHENS - Special event on Evidence in Philosophy, Science and the Law (held in 2013)
PARMA (ITALY) Summer Seminar in Current Developments in European Law (run until 2012, 6 editions)
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