The Changing Legal Profession: Perspectives on the Future of Legal Education
A conference devoted to the 20th anniversary of Riga Graduate School of Law
(23 May, ALTUM conference hall, Doma laukums 4, Rīga)
This year, Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. To mark the occasion, hosted a conference titled “The Changing Legal Profession: Perspectives on the Future of Legal Education” on 23 May.
During the conference we gave the floor to distinguished academics and professionals to share their views on the transformation of legal profession and education in light of increasing internationalisation, technological development and digitalisation.
Professor Inete Ziemele, President of the Constitutional Court of Latvia, RGSL faculty and a former judge at the European Court of Human Rights will elaborated on legal education in a globalised and interdependent world.
Furthermore, Eleanor Sharpston, Advocate General of the European Court of Justice and RGSL Honorary Professor, addressed the participants of the conference. She talked about litigation at the European Court of Justice.
In addition, Professor Tibor Tajti from Central European University discussed law, business and technology and implications on legal profession and education.
00 min Professor Jānis Ikstens, Acting Rector of RGSL
07 min Ms Lolita Čigāne, Chairperson, European Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Latvia
13 min Mr Normans Penke, Inspector General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Professor Ineta Ziemele, President of the Constitutional Court of Latvia, RGSL faculty
Interdisciplinarity in legal education: preparing lawyers for the 21st century
Professor Tibor Tajti, Associate Professor of international and comparative law at the Central European University
Law, business and technology: implications on legal profession and education
1 h:52 min
Ms Eleanor Sharpston, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union
Litigating before the Court of Justice of the European Union: what is the same… and what is different?
2 h: 25 min
Questions and answers moderated by Professor Jānis Ikstens