Procedures and Strategies of Litigation before the CJEU
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 and. 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.
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.
Participants will have the opportunity to visit the Court of Justice of the European Union and attend a hearing entertained before the court.
Who is the course aimed at?
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.