ELI President Christiane Wendehorst at the European Conference of Presidents of Bar Associations and Law Societies

10.02.2018

On 10 February 2018, ELI President Christiane Wendehorst attended the 46th European Conference of Presidents of Bar Associations and Law Societies – Vienna Advocates’ Deliberations, which took place from 8–10 February in Vienna (Austria).

This year’s Conference was themed ‘Self-Regulation or Heteronomy – Lawyers’ Independence in Danger?’ and was hosted by the Federal Minister of Justice and the Mayor of the City of Vienna. The event gathered more than 200 esteemed guests from all parts of Europe.

In the margins of the Conference, ELI President Wendehorst had a meeting with Maria Ślązak, President of the Assocociation Europeenne des Avocats-European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL), who emphasised her wish to strengthen the cooperation between the ELI and AEA-EAL. She also expressed her interest in ELI Projects, particularly the Project on Draft Model Rules on Online Intermediary Platforms.

You can find out more about the European Conference of Presidents here.

 

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