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Annual Conference on Legal Ethics
Annual Conference on Legal Ethics

On April 28th, speakers of the Legal Ethics Conference discussed professional responsibilities and expression standards for social media, practice of the attorney fee regulation during the termination of attorney-client relationship, publicity of Ethics Commissions decisions within the framework of personal data protection and various other current issues. Participants agreed that holding a conference about legal ethics issues annually is idea that deserves unanimous support.

The event was organized by the University Legal Ethics Chair, with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), within the framework of East-West Management Institute (EWMI) project Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).

A Public Discussion on Publicity of Ethics Commissions Decisions in the Context of Personal Data Protection
A Public Discussion on Publicity of Ethics Commissions Decisions in the Context of Personal Data Protection

On April 14th, NVU hosted a public discussion on 'Publicity of Ethics Commissions Decisions in the Context of Personal Data Protection'. The lecture discussed Personal Data Protection Regulation, Practice of the Constitutional Court, Decision of the Court of Appeal, and Decision of European Court of Justice (The Google Case).

The lecture was offered by 'Legal Ethics Chair' implemented with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) within the framework of East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) Project Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).

Public Lecture on Practical Challenges of Attorney Ethics
Public Lecture on Practical Challenges of Attorney Ethics

On October 28th, NVU hosted a public lecture on the issues of “Practical Challenges of the Attorney Ethics". The public lecture was chaired by lawyer and a legal expert Ana Loria and assisted by the attorney Irakli Kordzakhia.

It was dedicated to important and problematic issues of legal ethics. Chairs provided a brief summary of the subject and then discussed four different topics including conflict of interest, multidisciplinary practice, the scope of application of the code of ethics and attorney fee regulation. Lawyers, students, lecturers and representatives of other universities attended the event and were actively involved, in a discussion which followed after each topic.

The Project is implemented with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) within the framework of East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) project Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).

Presentation of the Legal Ethics Chair project and Working Group Meeting
Presentation of the Legal Ethics Chair project and Working Group Meeting

On September 28, presentation of the Legal Ethics Chair project and the first meeting of the working group was held. The project aims to promote legal ethics, to support its teaching as well as to develop a legal ethics syllabus by the expert team.

The Project is implemented with the support of United States Agency for International Development(USAID) within the framework of East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) project Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).