Cases, Materials and News on European Civil Procedure

Access to Justice in Europe


Access to Justice in Environmental Matters – European Commission

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Access to justice in europe: an overview of challenges and opportunities, Luxembourg 2011

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee on the application of Directive 2003/8/EC to improve access to justice in cross border disputes by establishing minimum common rules relating to legal aid for such disputes – 2012

Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice – 1-V-1988 (in the relations between the Contracting States, this Convention replaces Articles 17 to 26 of the Convention on civil procedure of 1954)


ERC Consolidator Grant Project: Building EU civil justice: challenges of procedural innovations bridging access to justice


Hendrik Schoukens, Access to Justice in Environmental Cases after the Rulings of the Court of Justice of 13 January 2015: Kafka Revisited? 

The EU’s Business: Recommended actions for the EU and its Member States to ensure access to judicial remedy for business-related human rights impacts – Brno, December 2014

Zampia G Vernadaki, EU Civil Procedure and Access to Justice After the Lisbon Treaty. Perspectives for a Coherent Approach, UCL London, 2013

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and Council of Europe – Handbook on European law relating to access to justice – 2016



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