The Young Lawyers Contest is addressed to trainee or, in jurisdictions in which initial training does not include a period of legal practice, newly qualified lawyers.
The participation is reserved to countries eligible under the Justice programme 2014-2020.
The list of eligible countries is the following:
- the Member States of the European Union (including their overseas departments), except for Denmark and the United Kingdom;
Candidates from these countries benefit from the reimbursement of their travel and accommodation costs.
The fee per contestant is €236.