Welcome to the European Lawyers' Association


The ELA is an alumni organisation for lawyers who have participated in the European Young Lawyers' Scheme or the European Lawyers' Programme in London or Edinburgh.

The ELA aims to consolidate and expand the network established by the Scheme and the Programme and through that network to promote a greater mutual understanding of the legal systems of present and potential member countries, in order that members can provide a more comprehensive legal service. In particular, the Association seeks to continue, strengthen and improve the links with practitioners in the United Kingdom.

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Thursday 10 September 2015

Call for Applicants - European Lawyers’ Programme 2016 – Edinburgh

Programme Date: 29 March until 24 June 2016

The European Lawyers’ Association (ELA)  is calling for applicants to apply for the European Lawyers’ Programme 2016 (hereafter ELP or Programme) consisting of a three months’ legal placement including an induction course in Scots law in Edinburgh, Scotland commencing on 29 March 2016. The Programme is an (adapted) continuation of the British Council’s ‘European Young Lawyers Scheme’ which ran successfully for over 30 years. Further details can be found in the attached letter.

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