The EU Bar Association (EUBA) is a specialist bar association for Irish barristers who practice in the area of EU Law. It was established in December 2016 with the purpose of providing a forum for barristers who practice or possess expertise in the area of EU law or who would wish to develop such practice or expertise.


The EUBA provides specialist education to its members through seminars, conferences and morning briefing sessions which seek to keep members up to date on developments in a complex and fast moving area of EU law.


The EUBA promotes the Bar as a specialist provider of advocacy and legal advice in this area.

For details of upcoming EUBA events, click here.



EUBA: EU Law Training Opportunities
The EU Bar Association have a number of training places available on the next Academy of European Law (ERA) training course on 7th - 9th September 2022 and the committee are pleased to invite expressions of interest from members who would like to participate in this course.  The course is expected to take place in Trier and includes a visit to the CJEU. 
What’s covered?
Attendance at the course is free for the selected participants and the participants’ travel costs (if any) will be reimbursed up to €350.  Two hotel nights will be booked and paid directly by ERA. 
Key topics for this course are:
•    The judicial system of the EU
•    Effective judicial protection
•    Proceedings before the CJEU
•    EU legal remedies
•    Procedural issues
•    Practical tips
Who should attend?
The ERA training course will be conducted in English and it is a two-day seminar, providing basic training to junior lawyers and/or lawyers with no previous experience in proceedings before the CJEU. Additional course details are available here. 
How to apply:
If you are interested in participating, please send an expression of interest to Ellen O’Callaghan BL, Secretary, EUBA at