EELA Partners

Academy of European Law (ERA)

The Academy of European Law (ERA) based in Trier (Germany) is a non-profit public foundation that provides training in European law to legal practitioners. Its patrons include most EU member states and it is supported by the EU. ERA organises conferences and seminars around Europe, has an e-learning platform and publishes a legal journal ERA Forum.

EELA and ERA have signed an agreement to cooperate on training projects. Also in this framework, EELA members shall be granted a regular 25% discount on the participation fee for ERA conferences.


Practical Law

EELA members enjoy complimentary access to the complete Practical Law Employment and Employee Benefits Global Guide, Practical Law Employee Share Plans Global Guide and Practical Law Outsourcing Global Guide published by Thomson Reuters.

In these guides, you’ll find practical information on topical issues and country-specific Q&A overviews on employment and outsourcing laws and practice. You’ll also have access to our Q&A tool, allowing you to generate custom comparison reports for the jurisdictions and legal topics of your choice. 

Global guides are written by leading local law firms, working together with Practical Law’s experienced editorial team and an International editorial board of expert practitioners. This helps to ensure the guide addresses the key issues facing any international lawyer doing business in an unfamiliar jurisdiction today.

If you would like more information on a contributing law firm, have any feedback about these guides, please contact For information about Practical Law, please visit or try the service for yourself by requesting a free trial today.

View the Employment and Employee Benefits guide
View the Employee Share Plans guide
View the Outsourcing guide