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Evening Seminar on “European Justice and Home Affairs: From Policy to Practice”

The European Circuit of the Bar of England and Wales and The Centre invite you to a panel discussion on: “European Justice and Home Affairs: From Policy to Practice” at The Centre, 22 Avenue Marnix, 1000 Brussels, on Thursday 6 April.

The Panel will consist of:

–       Luigi Soreca, Head of Strategic Policy Unit, DG Justice, Freedom and Security, European Commission, who will speak on ‘The Future of JFS Policy’;

–       Jonathan Sweet, Counsellor, Justice & Home Affairs Section, United Kingdom Permanent Representation to the European Union, who will speak on ‘Facilitating European Legal and Judicial Co-operation in Practice ; and 

–       Mario Filipponi, European Counsel, Verizon Business, who will speak on ‘Living with Data Retention and Privacy Measures .

The debate will be chaired by Gerard McDermott QC, Deputy Leader of the European Circuit, and will run from 17.30 to 19.00. The debate will be followed by a drinks reception.

The Panel Session is accredited for 1.5 CPD points.

To register, please send an email by March 31 to [email protected] with ‘European Justice and Home Affairs in the subject field and stating clearly your name and organisation.

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