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Procedures and Strategies of Litigation

Before the European Court of Justice of the European Union

October 12, 2020 - October 13, 2020


Venue: Luxembourg (LU)

Organizer(s): European Centre for Judges and Lawyers - EIPA Luxembourg

Language: English

Contact: Programme Organiser
Ms Juliette Mollicone-Boussuge
Tel: +352 426 230 304
j.boussuge@eipa.eu

Info link: https://www.eipa.eu/product/litigate-cjeu/

A sophisticated understanding of the procedures of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the CJEU’s practices and case law are quintessential to successfully litigate before the Court. During the seminar you will learn the insights and actions to be entertained before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Enhance your knowledge on the CJEU, the procedures before the CJEU, its internal rules, language regime, handling of documents, appeals and interim measures.

The seminar will focus on the various actions entertained before the Court of Justice of the European Union, and will give special attention to preliminary references coming from national courts and direct actions before the CJEU. The seminar will specifically tackle infringement procedures commenced by the European Commission and annulment actions where private parties may challenge EU law.

The seminar will give guidance to the participants on how to present legal arguments during the written and the oral phase of the proceedings. Through the detailed discussion of the Rules of Procedure of the General Court answers will be given to various procedural matters ie. submissions, interim measure, appeals which may be relevant during the action. The language regime off the Court will be discussed in full.

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the Court of Justice of the European Union and attend a hearing entertained before the court.

Who will benefit most?

Agents acting before the CJEU: national civil servants working in departments representing the government before the CJEU, EU civil servants representing EU Institutions, bodies and agencies before the CJEU, legal practitioners representing their clients before the CJEU.

The training targets professionals who are already familiar with the CJEU and have prior knowledge about the procedures conducted by the CJEU.