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Since January, 1st 2005 French Lawyers are under the legal obligation to update their professional expertise, in compliance with a generic "duty of competence".
20 hours a year (January 1st-December 31st)
40 hours in 2 consecutive years.
1 CLE credit = 1 hour
Failure to comply with these requirements may result in disciplinary proceedings.
For more information: www.cnb.avocat.fr
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.
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)
LONDON (UK) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (November 2017 - IV 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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