The European Circuit News


This year the European Circuit hosted its Annual Conference in Stockholm on the 20th – 21st of September 2018, with our key conference focus being e-Justice. For the first time this year we offered an additional add on option for Thursday 20th of September, which was an Arbitration event with a fantastic panel of speakers… Read more »


by Abigail Holt On a sweltering evening when, thankfully, we were not competing with the World Cup, the European Circuit came to Manchester chaired by Hugh Mercer QC in order to discuss whether Brexit would bring legal practitioners more opportunities; more happy Mondays or whether we’d be wailing “heaven knows I’m miserable now” after Brexit…. Read more »


by Abigail Holt & Athena Markides  Brenda from Bristol may have put it best: “not another one” is perhaps the only reaction to a forthcoming general election ever to have gone viral. This is a nation ostensibly tired of politics. Tired of experts. Tired of being made to make difficult decisions. So is this is… Read more »


DAVID VAUGHAN CBE QC   VAUGHAN – David CBE QC. Died peacefully on Monday 15th January 2018, after a short illness. Beloved husband of Leslie and devoted father of William and Kitty. The Funeral will take place at Brecon Cathedral on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only. Enquiries to A.V. Griffiths &… Read more »

Bar Mag 2018 – Review of the EC’s Annual Conference

In the Hilary Term edition of “Bar Mag” Abigail Holt of Cobden House Chambers shares her experience of the European Circuit’s Annual Conference 2017, which was held in Brussels. To read the same, click the link here (we appear on page 8!)    


By ATHENA MARKIDES Earlier this year, I was asked whether I would like to attend the European Circuit’s annual conference on behalf of the Young Barristers’ Committee. It was a tempting prospect. I have long had an interest in EU law. The opportunity to visit Dublin and watch a line-up of EU law heavyweights discussing… Read more »

Events Coming Soon….

  16th  November  “Rights of EU Citizens from multiple perspectives” Further details and registration to be published in due course

The European Circuit of the Bar Annual Conference

The European Circuit of the Bar Annual Conference 2017 – “Euro Vision: cross-border justice in a Brexit world” Location: Brussels Date: 28th – 29th September The European Circuit of the Bar is delighted to announce that the annual conference will be held in Brussels on the 28th and 29th of September 2017 in association with… Read more »

Dr Joe Tomlinson – A report on the EEA as a post-Brexit model for the UK

On the 3rd of February 2017, the University of Sheffield, in conjunction with The European Circuit and other organisations, hosted a seminar entitled “UK Quo Vadis? The EEA as a Workable Framework”. Based on this event, Dr Joe Tomlinson produced a report on the  EEA as a post-Brexit model for the UK. A summary of this… Read more »

European Regional Forum – Scholarship to IBA Annual Conference  The European Regional Forum have announced that they are offering a scholarship to attend the 2017 IBA Annual Conference in Sydney. The scholarship will be awarded to young lawyers who wish to participate in the Annual Conference, but who may face financial difficulties in doing so. Applications… Read more »

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