Read the CCBE’s latest annual report on developments and acitivities of the professional body for more than 1 Million European lawyers

Highlights of 2017 include:

  • March: Defense of the Defenders workshop
  • April: Joint Statement on the ongoing crackdown on the rule of law in Turkey
  • June: European lawyers in Lesvos
  • July: Letter to President Andrzej Duda on the situation in Poland
  • September: CCBE contribution on the proposed European Convention on the Profession of Lawyer
  • October: European Lawyers Day
  • November : CCBE Human Rights Awards

The CCBE also continues to do its work through its specialist committees and working groups, made up of nominees and experts from the national delegations.

For a summary of key actions and work done by the CCBE, and its committees and working groups in 2017, read the full report here or find it attached.