European Law Society

"If Europe were once united in the sharing of its common inheritance, there would be no limit to the happiness, to the prosperity and glory which its three or four hundred million people would enjoy. ... We must build a kind of United States of Europe. . . . . ."

Winston Churchill, Zurich, I9th September 1946

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The Society intends to advance the knowledge and comprehension of European and international law and of the national laws of the countries of origin of its members. Find more information...

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The ELS usually has an annual meeting of members, a scientific members delegation trip and various regional events. Find out more...

The Society

The European Law Society ELS is an association of lawyers and legal practitioners according to Swiss Law. It is seated in Zurich (Switzerland).

The Company Register No. of the
European Law Society with the
Zurich Company Register is
CHE-112.254.068

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The registration of the
European Law Society
has been published in the
Swiss Official Commercial Bulletin
(Schweizerisches Handelsamtsblatt)
No. 47 08.03.2005 11 (2734394)
under the entry
No. LU 100/1331 on March 2, 2005

For cursory information, inspect the Lucerne Company Register or the Central Company Index. The fiscal year of the Society is the calendar year.

The Society exclusively and solely pursues non-profit aims and purposes by supporting the professional training of European lawyers and interested others in the field of European and international law. The Society intends to advance the knowledge and comprehension of European and international law and of the national laws of the countries of origin of its members by organising lectures, issuing essays and comments, organising meetings and conferences, initiating and supporting legal academic work and by supporting the professional interchange of lawyers, particularly by facilitating the co-operation between legal professionals from the countries of its members.
Within this framework the Society can also deal with other legal systems.

Scotland 6th - 9th September 2017!