French Judicial System and Franco-Irish judicial cooperation in the EU context seminar.

UCD Sutherland School of Law is proud to be hosting two seminars by Ms Estelle Cros, French 'magistrat de liasion' (liaison judge) for the UK and Ireland.

 

Ms Estelle Cros has been the French Liaison judge for the UK and Ireland since 1 September 2020, after having worked at the Court of Appeal of Saint-Denis de la Réunion as an adviser in charge of the general secretariat. Between 2015 and 2018, she worked at the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature as training coordinator and coordinator of the international dimension unit. Ms CROS is a specialist in the instruments of international mutual assistance in criminal matters due to her varied experience in overseas or cross-border jurisdictions.

 

Seminar 1: The French Judicial System

 Friday, 25 March 2021, 1-3 pm, UCD Sutherland School of Law, CLEC Moot Court Room


 In this seminar Ms Estelle Cros will discuss and will invite the participants to engage in discussions on the following topics:
- The organisation of the French courts
- The difference between administrative justice and judicial justice in the French legal system
- The main actors of the justice system (magistrate - lawyer - public officer)
- The role of the judge in France

 

This event is free, but registration is required. Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/296857307197

 

Seminar 2: Franco-Irish judicial cooperation in the EU context

Tuesday, 19 April 2021, 4-6 pm, UCD Sutherland School of Law, CLEC Moot Court Room

 

In this seminar, Ms Estelle Cros will presentation the main European tools for cross-border judicial cooperation and mutual assistance in civil, commercial, family and criminal matters in the EU, with an emphasis on the tools linking France and Ireland. At the end of the seminar, participants will have the chance to apply the tools discussed to various practical cases.

 

This event is free, but registration is required. Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/296876675127

 

The seminars will mostly be held in the French language, but participants can also ask questions in English.

 

For more information, contact sara.benedilahuerta@ucd.ie.