EU in Denmark

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EU and Denmark in general
The Danish Parliament runs a Danish EU information centre. The center provides a vast amount of information on Denmark and EU including the Danish opt-outs.

You will find further information and contact details at http://english.eu.dk/

The homepage of the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the EU also contains a lot of information on decision procedure.

For information on the Danish Parliament, Danish Democracy and legislative procedure in general please consult with the homepage of Parliament at http://www.thedanishparliament.dk/. 

For information on the Courts of Denmark please see http://www.domstol.dk/om/otherlanguages/Pages/default.aspx

For general legal information for EU citizens, businesses, lawyers and judges please refer to the e-justice portal at https://e-justice.europa.eu/home.do.

International involvement
The Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society is a member of the following associations:

•Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) http://www.ccbe.eu
•International Bar Association (IBA) www.ibanet.org
•International Criminal Bar (ICB) www.bpi-icb.com
•International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) www.ilac.se

CCBE
The Danish delegation to the CCBE consists of:

•The president of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society (member of delegation)
•The Secretary General of the Danish Bar and Law Society (member of delegation)
•A member of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society (head of delegation)
•A staff member of the Secretariat of the Danish Bar and Law Society (information officer)

Denmark has held the presidency of the CCBE on three occasions most recently for the term of 2009, when lawyer Mrs. Anne Birgitte Gammeljord was the first female president of the CCBE.

For further information on Danish representation on CCBE committees and agenda and objects of the CCBE please see the homepage of the CCBE www.ccbe.eu which also offers a subscription service on newsletters etc.

IBA
The Danish representatives to the IBA are:

•The president of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society (IBA Council member)
•The Secretary General of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society (BIC Permanent liaison officer)
•A member of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society (IBA Council member)

In 2010 the IBA mid year meetings and annual bar leaders’ conference took place in Copenhagen, Denmark.

For further information on IBA please see www.ibanet.org which also offers a subscription service on newsletters etc. 

The Danish Bar and Law Society
Kronprinsessegade 28
DK-1306 Copenhagen

Phone: +45 33 96 97 98
samfund@advokatsamfundet.dk
www.advokatsamfundet.dk

Opening hours:
Monday-Thursday 9.00-16.00
Friday 9.00-15.00