A just world, in which there is respect for
human dignity and cultural diversity.


The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) is with over 48’000 members in 43 European countries the world’s largest independent law students’ association. ELSA aims at providing its members a platform to develop their existing skills and acquire new ones, to interact with fellow students and experienced practitioners from different states and legal systems around Europe.

ELSA Switzerland is the only law students' organisation in Switzerland which is present at all 9 law faculties of the country. This unique network enriches your studies through a wide variety of activities at your faculty as well as on national and international level!


ELSA, « The European Law Students' Association », est une organisation internationale d’étudiant(e)s en droit et de jeunes juristes, indépendante, apolitique et sans but lucratif.

Nous organisons régulièrement des conférences en lien avec le droit mais également des apéros et voyages qui permettent de faire des rencontres et de développer sa culture juridique.

Des remarques ou idées à nous transmettre ? N’hésitez pas à nous écrire ou passer à notre bureau dans le bâtiment principal, salle B 37.1.

20 October 2017

Visite Tribunal cantonal Neuchâtel

26 octobre 2017 à 12h30. Click pour plus d'infos!

L'association ELSA Neuchâtel se rendra au Tribunal cantonal à Neuchâtel le 26 octobre prochain afin de suivre une audience publique qui traitera principalement de la loi fédérale sur la circulation routière (LCR), ainsi que de deux articles du code pénal à savoir la dénonciation calomnieuse (art. 303 al.1 CP) et les lésions corporelles simples (art. 123 CP).

Afin de vous préparer au suivi de cette audience, une leçon introductive est organisée le 26 octobre dès 12h30 en salle C 43. Trois assistants de l'Université de Neuchâtel expliqueront brièvement le déroulement de la procédure dans cette affaire ainsi que les différentes infractions présentes dans ce cas (pour une fois réel!) afin de faciliter le suivi des débats au Tribunal.

À la fin de cette leçon introductive, nous nous rendrons tous ensemble à pied au Tribunal afin de suivre suivre l'audience publique qui commencera à 14h15.

Ne manquez pas cette formidable opportunité de voir par vous-mêmes le déroulement d'une audience ainsi que de pouvoir poser des questions aux assistants qui nous accompagneront également au Tribunal cantonal.

Voici le déroulement précis de l'événement le jeudi 26 octobre:

- 12h30: leçon introductive en salle C 43
- 13h30: départ pour le Tribunal cantonal
- 14h15: début de l'audience

Si vous êtes intéressés par cet événement, veuillez vous inscrire par mail à l'adresse suivante (les places sont limitées!): elsa.neuchâtel@unine.ch

Cet événement est réservé aux membres d'ELSA Neuchâtel (association à laquelle il est toujours possible d'adhérer!).

Nous espérons vous voir nombreux à cet événement et vous souhaitons d'ors et déjà une belle fin de semaine.

17 October 2017

Conférence "Le parlement face au chaos du 9 février"

25 octobre 2017 à 18:30. Click pour plus d'infos!


Le comité ELSA Neuchâtel a le plaisir de vous convier à sa première conférence de l'année qui aura lieu en salle D67 le mercredi 25 octobre à 18:30.


Nous avons la chance d'accueillir Monsieur Philippe Nantermod, avocat et député PLR au Conseil National.
Il viendra nous parler de la votation du 9 février 2014 "contre l'immigration de masse" ainsi que des discussions parlementaires qui l'entourent.

Nous nous réjouissons de vous voir nombreux !

4 October 2017

ELS'Apéro 2017

Apéro de la rentrée. Click pour plus d'infos!

Envie de faire des rencontres ? De commencer ce début de semestre en beauté ? ELSA Neuchâtel s'occupe de tout, y compris des tapas.

Venez nombreux à l'ELS'Apéro jeudi 12 octobre à 18h30 au 2ème étage du café du cerf.

Les 3 premiers pichets ainsi que des plateaux de nourriture vous seront offerts.

Cet apéro est ouvert à tout le monde !

22 September 2017

Campus info 2017

ELSA Neuchâtel sera présente au campus info qui aura lieu le mardi 26 septembre de 11h30 à 13h30 dans le bâtiment principal.

ELSA Neuchâtel sera présente au campus info qui aura lieu le mardi 26 septembre de 11h30 à 13h30 dans le bâtiment principal. Passez nous rendre visite!


13 June 2017

Nouveau site

ELSA Neuchâtel a un nouveau site!

ELSA Neuchâtel a un nouveau site.

Plus d'informations à venir.

The ELSA Law Schools are taking place in summer and winter all over Europe. They last between 7 and 14 days and are dedicated to a specific law topic. Besides legal education, the program contains also cultural and social activities. More information

The Student Trainee Exchange Programme is your chance to work abroad! Traineeships are offered in various European countries and even in the USA with a duration between two weeks and two years. Do not miss that unique opportunity! Check it out

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26.10.2017 Taubenstrasse 16, Bern

L@W: Attorney general

ELSA will visit the Attorney General of Switzerland in Bern and you can be part of it!


Time: 13.30 - 16.30
Where: Taubenstrasse 16, Bern

ELSA will visit the Attorney General (Bundesanwaltschaft/procureur général) of Switzerland in Bern and you can be part of it!

On the afternoon of Thursday, October 26, the Deputy Attorney General Ruedi Montanari will be holding a presentation on the tasks and competences of the Office of the Attorney General and answer all your questions.

Language: bilingual

 


There are only 20 spots, so apply right away by filling out the formular under: https://goo.gl/forms/Dh91sQf1bawf45vf2

02.11.2017 Lausanne, Luzern, Bern

Legal Debate

ELSA Swizerland Cyber Law Day - Do you want to improve your rhetoric and public speaking skills? Do you like to discuss about current affairs? Then this is the event for you!


Dear Members,

We are hereby officially launching the application process for our upcoming legal debate!

Do you want to improve your rhetoric and public speaking skills? Do you like to discuss about current affairs? Then this is the event for you!

A Legal Debate is a discussion of a particular subject of Law, organised in a form of a competition. The Debate is controlled by a person acting as a moderator and a panel of judges, and watched by an audience. The debates will be public, so you might also just attend as a spectator.

Our Legal Debate consists of qualification rounds in Lausanne on 2nd November in French and on 3rd November in Luzern in German. In each qualification round, two teams à three participants compete against each other, and the winner from each qualification will reach the Final Round. The final will take place in Bern on 9th November. Each round will take place over the course of an afternoon, with an introduction, approximately 4 hours of preparation time and 1 hour debate.

The topic of this year’s Legal Debate Competition is CYBER LAW, an interesting and highly relevant field as well as the current National Focus Programme of ELSA Switzerland. The exact topics of each round of the Debate will be made public only hours before the Debate takes place. Due to this, not much preparation is required.

Debating teaches not only critical thinking, but also allows you to engage with current affairs, improve your communication soft skills and hone your analytical abilities. However, besides the personal improvement, there is also something to win! The best team will win a gift certificate of our Sponsor, the Stämpfli Verlag.

 

Dates & Times:

2. November 2017;      13:30 - 19:30:            Lausanne

3. November 2017:      13:30 - 19:30:            Luzern

9. November 2017:      13:30 - 19:30:            Bern

 


If you are interested, please fill in the application under the following link:

https://goo.gl/forms/qsujVEgmvjluaGUE2

Deadline for the application is Sunday, the 22nd October at 23:99. You will be informed on your participation shortly after. Register now!

06.11.2017 Falkenstrasse 11, 8021 Zürich

NZZ: Visit the legal department

Get an insight into the daily business of a media lawyer directly at the office of the „Neue Zürcher Zeitung“.


Date: 6.11.2017
Time: 15.30 - ca. 19 Uhr

Get an insight into the daily business of a media lawyer directly at the office of the „Neue Zürcher
Zeitung“. The attorney Dr. Roman Bretschger will tell us more about his work at NZZ, followed by a
tour through the newsroom.
At the apéro afterward, you will have the possibility for an informal exchange.

Language: German


There are only 25 spots, so apply right away by filling out the form under: https://goo.gl/forms/fUVO0iLv9qBHnyVu2

18.11.2017 Lucerne

ELSA Switzerland National Council Meeting 2/2017

A weekend full of Swiss made ELSA spirit.


The ELSA Switzerland National Council Meeting NCM will take place on the 17th and 19th November 2017. ELSA Lucerne invites the entire Swiss network to gather in beautiful Central Switzerland. Save the date!
Place: Lucerne, Hotel ibis budget Luzern City

What to expect: Sightseeing / Visit the Swiss federal court / Pizza-night / Pub Crawl / Clubbing / BBQ / Workshops

If you have any question please contact Michelle (lucerne@ch.elsa.org) or 078 930 80 82.


Save your spot:

https://goo.gl/forms/FxzWYOWIZakOISn93

Deadline: 31.10 2017, 23.59 CEST

 

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Partners of ELSA Switzerland

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UBS Switzerland AG – Lawyers, notaries and fiduciaries


The financial boutique for attorneys


Attorneys often maintain account relationships with a bank on three levels: as private clients, as law firms, or as representatives of their clients. However, this does not mean that they have to deal with three different relationship managers at the bank. UBS’s LNF desks offer a “single point of entry” for all their needs.


Why do we support ELSA? 


In addition to our client consultancy expertise, we strive to establish lifelong partnerships with our clients. Our strategic partnership with ELSA Switzerland is a further step underlining these values and a worthwhile investment in your future career. We want to establish early on the basis for lifelong collaboration.


UBS is happy to offer a special banking package for students (UBS Campus) which grants you free access to all daily banking services.






Contact us from Monday to Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.: 


Tel: 044 237 50 00


Mail: RA@ubs.com


Web: www.ubs.com/lawyers

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