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§2.5 of the Code of Professional Conduct for Members of the Swedish Bar association approved in 2008 provides that "advocates must maintain and develop their professional competence by monitoring the development of the law in the field in which they are active and to submit to the necessary continuous training".
§36 of the Charter of the Swedish Bar Association confirms that "a member shall maintain and develop his or her professional qualifications".
Requirements for practicing lawyers:
minimum of 18 CLE hours of structured training each calendar year
1 CLE credit = 1 hour
For more information: http://www.advokatsamfundet.se/templates/StartPage.aspx?id=10
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 programs of ECCLE include advanced seminars, study visits and summer intensive programs
Enrolment is usually limited to 25-30 participants to maximise the learning experience
A list of the programs available in 2016 is provided below.
LONDON (UK) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (November 2018 - V edition)
LAKE ISEO (Italy) Advanced seminar in International Extradition and EAW (III edition - 2018)
LAKE ISEO - Study visit to legal Italy (June 2018)
OXFORD (UK) Summer program in Legal & Business Practice (2018-VIII edition)
PHILADELPHIA & NYC (USA) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (April 2018 - 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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