The 2024 Annual Conference and Meetings

The 2024 ELI Annual Conference and Meetings will take place from 9–11 October in Dublin (Ireland). Register here.


The Conference is supported by:

The University of Vienna

Founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 the University of Vienna is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned. An extended Framework Partnership Agreement will see ELI receive further funding from 2023–2027

European Union

Following the specific call for proposals aiming at establishing four-year framework partnership agreements with EU-level networks for 2022–2025 and Operating Grants for the respective years, ELI was selected for co-financing by the European Union. This year's Conference is supported under this scheme.

City of Vienna

The Vienna City Council sponsors certain public events in a bid to promote cultural diversity. ELI’s Annual Conference is one such sponsored event.

ELI Irish Hub

The Irish Hub, chaired by Paul Gilligan, Paul Keane and William McKechnie, were instrumental in the organisation of ELI's 2024 Conference.

Kings Inns

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns (King’s Inns) is a prestigious independent educational institution renowned for providing professional legal education and training. Established in 1541, King’s Inns holds the distinction of being Ireland’s Oldest School of Law and boasts significant historical importance. As Ireland’s ‘Inn of Court,’ it educates and admits legal professionals aiming to attain the Barrister–at–Law degree required for the Bar call by the Chief Justice of Ireland.

Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of Ireland is the educational, representative and regulatory body of the solicitors' profession in Ireland. The Society is a proud signatory to the Professional Wellbeing and Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Charter signatory.

Fáilte Ireland

Fáilte Ireland, as the national Tourism Development Authority, drives sustainable growth in Ireland's tourism sector by collaborating with government, local authorities and industry stakeholders. They create destination plans, invest in infrastructure and events, and provide crucial support, insights and training to tourism businesses for innovation and growth. 

Meet in Ireland

Meet in Ireland, a brand under Fáilte Ireland, serves as the key connection for global business tourism operators, assisting in orchestrating successful international MICE events in Ireland, celebrated for its excellence in meetings, incentives, conferences, and events. Collaborating with Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, and Tourism Northern Ireland, it promotes Ireland as a leading global business tourism destination.


Interleges is a well-established and closely linked alliance of independent law firms with offices across the countries of the European Union, Eastern Europe, Middle East and America. One of the first networks of its kind, Interleges was created in 1989, and now includes firms in over 20 countries as well as correspondents approved by Interleges in many other countries.

Reddy Charlton

Reddy Charlton LLP, established in 1908, emphasises pragmatic solutions that consider all parties' interests, often thinking beyond conventional approaches. The firm places significant weight on its international practice, leveraging fluency in European languages and string relationships with overseas law firms and associate offices.

Newbridge Silverware

Since 1934, Newbridge Silverware has been renowned for its dedication to designing and crafting high-quality jewelry, homeware and giftware, all produced in the picturesque setting of the Curragh Plains in Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Jurcom GRC Services

JURCOM provides services as to the international regulatory compliance projects, risk consultancy, audit and training in data protection, finance, carbon emissions, OTT services, telecommunications, energy and medical technologies.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters® Sweet & Maxwell brings over 200 years of experience in professional legal publishing, offering you unparalleled knowledge combined with powerful software leveraging content-driven technology and AI to provide you with powerful legal research products, current awareness, and integrated tools. Feel confident you have timely and accurate information that enables you to work smarter, better and faster, to see past complexity and adapt to the future of work. Our printed professional books, looseleaf commentary, journals and student textbooks are available across all legal practice areas and are also available on our ProView eBook platform and on Westlaw UK Books.


For some years now the German publishers C.H.BECK and NOMOS have joined forces with Oxford-based Hart Publishing to publish a series of legal books in English under the common brand 'Beck · Hart · Nomos'. The main focus of the joint programme are article-by-article commentaries on international and European law. This method of presentation suits the peculiarities of the largely codified European law and is increasingly appreciated by lawyers from common law countries as even there statutory law becomes more and more important. In addition to the commentaries, Beck · Hart · Nomos publish handbooks, monographs and textbooks.

Philip Lee LLP

Philip Lee LLP is one of Ireland’s leading corporate and commercial law firms. Philip Lee's team advise on every aspect of business, both in Ireland and internationally. They are recognised leaders in several areas of legal practice, including construction, PPP, procurement, energy, environmental, real estate, planning, corporate and M&A, media and entertainment, digital assets and blockchain, competition, data, EU, intellectual property, IT, employment and immigration. Philip Lee provides a comprehensive service to address all legal requirements in every specialist area.