The 21st Berlin Conference of European Lawyers’ Associations
The 21st Berlin Conference of European Lawyers’ Associations (Berliner Konferenz der Europäischen Rechtsanwaltschaften), held on 2-3 November, hosted representatives from 18 countries. The delegation from Poland included Michał Sękowski, legal adviser, GWW partner on behalf of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw (OIRP).
The participants discussed constitutional scrutiny of democratic legislative processes, their threats and the special role of legal self-governments in these processes. The Polish delegation made special reference to Poland’s experience in recent years, as well as to the challenges we face in the new political reality.
The Berlin conference is an important discussion forum for exchanging experiences and views on the role of legal self-governments in the defence of constitutional justice.