LAWTrain

Project Title: LAWtrain: An Innovative and Interactive Cross-border Training for Lawyers

Coordinator: UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO

Project partners:

  • UNIVERZA V MARIBORU
  • LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
  • SWPS UNIWERSYTET HUMANISTYCZNOSPOLECZNY
  • UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
  • UNIVERSITAT PASSAU
  • UNIVERSITE D'AIX MARSEILLE

 

ABSTRACT:

Objectives

  • Expanding an existing cross-border network of training providers for lawyers;
  • Expanding the offer of practice-oriented and multi-lingual training for lawyers free of charge on Regulation No 1215/2012 and Regulation No 2201/2003;
  • Facilitating lawyers self-learning through 14 PowToon explainer videos in 7 EU official languages and 1 casebook drafted in English.

Activities

  • 24 seminars offered free of charge, by training teams of academics and practitioners in 7 EU official languages;
  • Creation of 14 PowToon explainer videos in 7 languages;
  • Drafting of 1 casebook in English.

Type and number of persons benefiting from the project

  • All in all, up to 720 lawyers will participate in the training seminars (for each offered seminar: up to 30 trainees);
  • More than 10 academics & practitioners (6 training teams) will be involved in the exchange of practices on training activities;
  • Widespread dissemination, among the over 10,000 member of the 6 affiliated bar associations, of videos and casebook designed to facilitate self-learning.

Expected results

The lawyers trained through training/videos and casebook for self-learning will be able to:

  • Apply Regulation No 1215/2012 appropriately;
  • Apply Regulation No 2201/2003 appropriately;
  • Practicing those instruments effectively both in their native language and in English;
  • Offer their clients more efficient legal advice, enhancing the protection of European citizens’ rights.

Type and number of deliverables to be produced

  • Evaluation questionnaires;
  • Kahoot! surveys;
  • Project website and newsletter;
  • 14 Training material packages in seven EU official languages;
  • 14 PowToon explainer videos in 7 EU official languages;
  • 1 casebook in English;
  • A PowToon videos & casebook launch conference.

 

 

Co-funded by the Justice Programme of the European Union