ERA, the Warsaw bar and CCBE will select the jurors participating in the event accordingly to guarantee a reasonable compromise in expertise and legal specialisation.

List of Jurors

Ms Antigoni Alexandropoulou Chair of the Company Law Committee of the CCBE; Lawyer in Private Practice; Assistant Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law, European University Cyprus, Nicosia
Mr Michael Schweiger
Partner, Loyens & Loeff, Luxembourg
Mr Daniel Sarmiento Counsel, Uría Medéndez, Madrid
Ms Wendy De Bondt Assistant Professor of criminal law and rights of the child, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Department of Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law, University of Ghent
Ms Vanessa Knapp OBE Independent Consultant; Visiting Professor, Queen Mary University of London
Mr Łukasz Lasek Partner, Wardynski & Partners law firm, Warsaw
Ms Gráinne Gilmore Barrister, Member of the Bar of Ireland, Dublin

Award to candidates

All candidates having participated in the Young Lawyers Contest will be granted a certificate of attendance mentioning the number of training hours. They will also benefit from a free membership of one year to the Friends of ERA Association which gives rise to a certain number of benefits.

The candidates of the two final winning teams will be awarded a voucher for an ERA conference of their choice organised before the end of 2021.

Furterhmore prizes to the winning teams will be granted by the Friends of ERA Association:

  • 1st winning Team: €2000
  • 2nd winning Team : €1000
  • 3rd winning Team €500


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