The European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA) is the umbrella organization for 19 company lawyer associations in Europe and represents the common interests of European company lawyers. During the past 30+ years, ECLA has established itself as the leading representative of European company lawyers’ associations… Read More.
Find out more about the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA), our structure and mission, as well as the initiatives pursued by the association. Read interesting articles and interviews about the current challenges faced by company lawyers in Europe and meet colleagues at our events… Read More.
There are various branches of the legal profession practiced in the European Union, such as judges, lawyers, notaries, academics, bailiffs, etc. Moreover, there are several national variants in individual member states. Lawyers working within Europe for a company as salaried employees in a legal department are considered company lawyers… Read More.
As the leading representative of European company lawyers associations, ECLA has established a platform to respond to and exercise influence on organizations, policy making bodies, and the European in-house corporate counsel network. Our mission is to enhance the acceptance and demand for an active role of in-house lawyers… Read More.
The 37th General Asembly of ECLA was held on 12 April 2018 in BrusselsRead More
On 11 April 2018 ECLA opened its new offices in Brussels, Belgium, and hosted the 2018 Reception...Read More
On January 18th, 2018 ECLA filed an amicus curiae brief with the Second Circuit Court of AppealsRead More
September 2018, Rome, Italy
38th GA: November 2018, Berlin, Germany
April 3rd-5th, 2019, Paris, France
individual company lawyers
Company lawyers in Europe