Young European Lawyers Contest 2024.

Please be informed that we have received the information from the Academy of European Law ( about the Young European Lawyers Contest 2024.

Participants should register by using this link:

Deadline for registration: 1 December 2023

Conditions for participation

  • Language: Participants should have a very good working knowledge of English.
  • Young lawyers: Participants should be trainee lawyers and newly qualified lawyers (in their first year after qualification). The same person cannot be nominated twice for the contest 2021-2024.
  • Costs: Participation is 170 Euro . Coffee breaks, lunches and dinner are included.

 Accommodation and travel:

  • Participants will receive a fixed contribution towards their travel and accommodation expenses and will be asked to book their own travel and accommodation. The amount of the contribution will be determined by the EU unit cost calculation guidelines, which are based on the distance from the participant’s place of work to the seminar location and will not take account of the participant’s actual travel and accommodation costs.
  • Successful applicants will be sent the relevant claim form and information on how to obtain payment of the contribution to their expenses.
Key dates  2023-2024
Start of registration 10 October 2023
End of registration 1 December 2023 
Publication of the list of registered participants and team members put into contact with one another 20 December 2023
Teams to receive topic for semi-finals 10 January 2024
Teams to submit written report semi-final 20 March 2024
Semi-finals :


• 18-19 April 2024 National Association of the   Romanian Bars (UNBR), Bucharest

• 25-26 April 2024: Regional Lawyers’ School of the Grand Est (ERAGE), Strasbourg

• 27-28 May 2024: Academy of European Law (ERA), Trier


More detailed information is available here: and in the brochure attached to this email.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate contacting the ERA:

Brochure YELC 2024