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 2018 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
  • Consumer protection

ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the past five years, 21 Civil Law seminars have been held and over 1,100 judges have been trained in various civil law topics. Several trainings have been broadcast live as webinars and subsequently transformed into podcasts.

EVENTS IN 2019

Up to 9 two-day training events will be implemented in 2019 on key issues associated with civil law:. 

 Date  Place  Title  Activity reference

6-7   February

Omsenie, Slovakia

Consumer Protection within Europe

CI/2019/01

13-14 March

Prague, Czech Republic

Brussels I regulation - introductory level

CI/2019/02

10-11 April

Barcelona, Spain

Matrimonial Property

CI/2019/03

15-16 May

Lisbon, Portugal

Cross-border maintenance

CI/2019/04

6-7 June

Brussels, Belgium

European Family Law

CI/2019/05

10-11 July  

Thessaloniki, Greece 

 European Civil Procedure

CI/2019/06 

25-26 September 

 

Thessaloniki, Greece 

Service of doucments & taking of evidence abroad 

CI/2019/07 

23-24 October

Scandicci, Italy

Alternative Dispute Resolution

CI/2019/08

20-21 November ERA, Trier, Germany

Brussels I regulation - advanced level

CI/2019/09

 

ANY QUESTIONS?

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