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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Monday 8 August 2016

Call for Applicants - European Lawyers’ Programme 2017 – Edinburgh

Programme Date: 18 April 2017 until 30 June 2017

The European Lawyers’ Association (ELA) is calling for applicants to apply for the European Lawyers’ Programme 2017 (hereafter ELP or Programme) in Edinburgh.

The ELP is a three-month programme for European qualified lawyers at the Faculty of Advocates (Scottish Bar) providing an unrivalled opportunity to work with judges and practicing lawyers in Scotland.

The next ELP takes place between 18 April 2017 and 30 June 2017.

If you are a qualified lawyer, preferably with a minimum of two years work experience, and have good knowledge of English (equivalent to IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100), we look forward to receiving your application. The ELP is free of charge but participants have to cover their own accommodation and living expenses during their stay in Edinburgh. To access the application form, please contact the ELA via the contact form on http://www.european-lawyers.org/contact (quoting ELP2017 under subject). The application process closes on 15 October 2016.

Further details can be found in the attached letter.

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