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Summer Course on European Family Law

Interactive online course


The purpose of this course is to introduce (family) lawyers to practical aspects of European and international family law.

This course will be over five mornings with each half-day focusing on the most relevant topics in family litigation.

This course will provide you with hands on experience on cross-border family cases and the recent jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the EU and the European Court of Human Rights.

All relevant instruments in this field will be presented and analysed, by way of both lectures and case studies. You will benefit from daily workshops where active participation is encouraged. In the workshops, cases will be discussed in small groups.

Key topics

  • The new Brussels IIb Regulation and major international Conventions
  • Cross-border divorce: jurisdiction and applicable law
  • Parent-child relationship including parental child abduction
  • Maintenance across borders
  • Property regimes of international couples
  • Family law and human rights

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at legal practitioners seeking a thorough introduction to the various instruments in EU family law and the interplay with the most relevant Hague conventions in this field.

Interactive online course

The course will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The highest security settings will be applied. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience.



Tim Amos KC, Barrister, Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer, Chambers of Tim Amos KC, Queen Elizabeth Building, London

Cristina González Beilfuss, Professor, University of Barcelona

Michael Hellner, Professor, Stockholm University

Juliane Hirsch, Consultant on Private International Law and International Family Law, Berlin

Boriana Musseva, Attorney-at-Law, Musseva & Ivanov; AssociateProfessor at Sofia University

Isabelle Rein Lescastereyres, Partner, bwg Family Law Firm, Paris

Nadia Rusinova, Attorney-at-Law; Lecturer, The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Orsolya Szeibert, Professor, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest Alina Tryfonidou, Professor at Neapolis University Pafos


19 Jun 2023 @ 09:00 am

23 Jun 2023 @ 12:45 pm

Duration: 4 days, 3 hours

Timezone: GMT +2:00


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Organised by

Academy of European Law...

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