Civil Law

The Civil Law activities aim to strengthen EU justice professionals by offering seminars in civil judicial cooperation and in a vast scope of civil law subjects (such as family law, labour law, European civil procedure and commercial law).

AIM

The Civil Law activities, launched in 2011, aim to strengthen judicial training in civil justice cooperation among EU justice professionals. The Civil Law events aim to improve judicial cooperation in civil law matters and focuses on the participating countries' legal systems and judicial culture as well as the main aspects of EU law. 

KEY TOPICS

The Civil Law training events are open to judges and prosecutors across all EU Member States. The events cover a vast scope of civil law subjects, including these topics:

  • Service of documents & taking of evidence abroad  
  • Insolvency law
  • European civil procedure in family law matters     
  • Cross-border labour law  
  • Brussels I regulation – jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in civil matters
  • Protection of consumers right in the light of the EU law    
  • Conflict of laws in contractual matters (Rome I. and II.)

ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the past eight years, 43 Civil Law seminars have been held and over 2000 judges have been trained in various civil law topics. Several trainings have been broadcast live as webinars and subsequently transformed into podcasts.

EVENTS IN 2020

Up to 10 two-day training events will be implemented in 2020 on key issues associated with civil law:. 

   Date  Place  Title  Activity reference
1. 

5-6   February

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Service of documents & taking of evidence abroad

CI/2020/01

 2.

5-6 March

Prague, Czech Republic

Brussels I regulation - introductory level

CI/2020/02

 3.

15-16 April

Barcelona, Spain

Intellectual Property law - Trademarks & designs

CI/2020/03

 4.

13-14 May

Lisbon, Portugal

Protection of consumers right in the light of the EU law

CI/2020/04

 5.

4-5 June

Brussels, Belgium

Cross-border Labour Law

CI/2020/05

 6.

22-23 July  

Thessaloniki, Greece 

Conflict of laws in contractual matters (Rome I. and II.)

CI/2020/06 

 7.

2-3 September 

 

Zagreb, Croatia 

Cross-border Insolvency in the EU

CI/2020/07 

 8.

8-9 October

Lisbon, Portugal

Alternative Dispute Resolution/ Mediation

CI/2020/08

 9. 11-12 November Scandicci, Italy

European Civil Procedure

CI/2020/09

 10.

 3-4 December 2020  ERA, Trier, Germany European Civil Procedure in Family Law matters   CI/2020/10

 

ANY QUESTIONS?

For any queries regarding the Civil Law Project, please contact Ms Sara Sipos at the EJTN Secretariat: sara.sipos@ejtn.eu