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  • Michael O’Flaherty, director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, discusses the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union on its 10th anniversary

  • British young lawyers’ practising rights: how will Brexit impact the future in Brussels and beyond? by Siobhan Kahmann

  • The rule of law lies at the heart of being a solicitor by Simon Davis

  • Upcoming priorities of the new President of the Law Society of Scotland

  • European Elections - Comment from Sir Jonathan Faull

  • The CETA Opinion of the CJEU: Right of Access to an Independent Tribunal by Emily Hay

  • Brexit: where to next for the UK & EU?

  • 'What to expect from the 2019 European Parliament elections' by Nicholas Whyte

Latest news

European Parliament approves resolution on automated decision-making process

On Wednesday 12th February 2020 the Parliament adopted a resolution on automated decision-making processes: ensuring consumer protection and free movement of goods and services. AI is an area which has been the subject of much debate in the early part of 2020 both in Strasbourg and in Brussels.

European Parliament hold a hearing on AI in criminal law

On 20 February, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs held a hearing on AI and criminal law. The hearing gathered experts from the EU and international institutions, civil society and academia to discuss the current legal framework for the use of AI in the criminal justice system.

EU Trade Commissioner Hogan announces new transparency package

On 18 February, EU Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan announced a new package to improve transparency in trade policy. The new commitments took effect on the same day and now apply to all relevant documents.

Trainee Spotlight - Nadia Cook

Legal Trainee, Nadia Cook shines a light on her first month in Brussels Office and how she thinks employers can benefit from their trainees participating in the Brussels Office secondment

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