Council

The Council consists of a maximum of 60 members, elected by the General Assembly from among the Fellows so as to adequately represent different legal traditions, disciplines and professions. The current European Law Institute (ELI) Council is composed of the following members:

  • Yannis Avgerinos
  • Francesco Avolio
  • Elena Bargelli
  • Yuri Biondi
  • Robert Bray
  • Christoph Busch
  • Georges Cavalier
  • Nikolaos Chatzinikolaou
  • Mark Clough
  • Mario Comba
  • Andra Cotiga-Raccah
  • Olga Cvejic Jancic
  • Nada Dollani
  • Anne Birgitte Gammeljord
  • Athina Giannakoula
  • Laura Guercio
  • Paola Iamiceli
  • Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi
  • Ana Keglevic Steffek
  • Miklós Király
  • Andries Klip
  • Philip Moser
  • Damjan Možina
  • Pascal Pichonnaz
  • Reiner Schulze
  • Matthias Storme
  • John Thomas
  • Verica Trstenjak
  • John Vervaele
  • Friedrich Graf von Westphalen

The remaining Council Members, whose mandate lasts until 2019, are as follows:

  • Christian Alunaru
  • Josef Azizi
  • Christian von Bar
  • Hugh Beale
  • Maja Brkan
  • Remo Caponi
  • Marc  Clément
  • Walter Doralt
  • Sjef van Erp
  • Johan Gernandt
  • Paul Gilligan
  • Hrádek, Jiri
  • Marta Infantino
  • Fransisco Javier Jiménez Munoz
  • Tatjana Josipović
  • Corrado Malberti
  • Maarten Meijer
  • Katharina Miller
  • Denis Philippe
  • Meliha Povlakic
  • Albert Ruda
  • Raffaele Sabato
  • Hans Schulte-Nölke
  • John Sorabji
  • Harry Stamelos
  • Diana Wallis
  • Christiane Wendehorst
  • Marek Wierzbowski
  • Bostjan Zalar
  • Irina Zlatescu

Ex-Officio Council Members

In addition to 60 elected Council Members, up to 10 ex-officio individuals can be offered ex-officio seats on the Council. The following have been conferred that title:

  • President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), Ruthven Gemmel WS
  • President of the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE), José Manuel García Collantes
  • President of the European Land Registry Association (ELRA), Jan Moerkerke
  • President of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ), Nuria Díaz Abad
  • President of the International Union of Judicial Officers (UIHJ), Francoise Andrieux
  • President of the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union, Priit Pikamäe

Council Documents

In accordance with Article 10(11) of the ELI Statute, minutes of the Council meetings and decisions taken by the Council are published on the ELI website. Council Decisions (CD) have a reference number indicating the year and serial number. Council minutes and decisions can be found here.