This study programme will serve as a basic introduction to the European Union and its unique legal order vis-à-vis its sovereign members
Participants will have the opportunity to delve into the development of the Union treaties and the composition of the most important bodies of the Union and their powers and competences. They will also gain a comprehensive understanding of EU law (directives and regulations) and the manner in which they apply to member states, in terms of applicability and direct effect.
This unit will also encourage further study into the workings and jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, its proceedings and powers, together with a basic introduction to the concept of the four freedoms of the Union
Who should attend?
Anyone interested to understand European Union Law, In-house lawyers, lawyers working in private practice, law students.