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Professor Tamara Perišin appointed...

Professor Tamara Perišin appointed judge to the General Court of the European Union

Krunoslav Fučkor

Congratulations to our colleague professor Tamara Perišin on her appointment as judge of the General Court of the European Union! Professor Perišin was appointed on 29 May 2019 for the period from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2025.
The General Court is one of the two courts constituting the Court of Justice of the European Union, together with the Court of Justice itself. It is the court of first instance for the majority of decisions taken by the Commission and other EU institutions and bodies, in all areas where the European Union holds competences.

Silver Medal for "Capella...

Silver Medal for "Capella Juris", the Choir of the Faculty of Law

Krunoslav Fučkor

"Capella juris", the choir of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb,  received a silver medal with a total of 88.7 points in the category of classical choirs with a traditional repertoire at the 5th Croatian Traditional Vocal Music Competition held on May 11, 2019 at the Concert and Congress Hall Vatroslav Lisinski.

Although the choir had a lot of success in the current academic year, we wish to highlight that "Capella juris" won 1st place in the category of mixed choir choirs, golden plaque and thus the title of the winner of the singing competition at the Choir and Vocal Group Competition held on November 4, 2018 at the Concert and Congress Hall Vatroslav Lisinski. 

Our students among top 30 teams for...

Our students among top 30 teams for Claimant at the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Krunoslav Fučkor

Students Manuel Kralj, Dominik Kranjčec, Anamarija Vlašić and Dominik Žugaj represented the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law at the the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in the field of International Commercial Arbitration, held from 12 - 18 April in Vienna. In a competition of 372 teams, our students were among the top 30 teams that won the honourable mention for Claimant.

The students were prepared by Antun Bilić, PhD from the Chair of Commercial Law and Company Law, and Tena Hoško, PhD from the Chair of Private International Law, with other members of the Department and practitioners, mainly Vis Moot alumni, who provided their assistance during team preparations. 
We use this opportunity to thank everyone who has been involved the project.

Professor Davor Derenčinović, PhD...

Professor Davor Derenčinović, PhD Elected GRETA’s President

Aleksandar Maršavelski

Head of the Chair of Criminal Law Professor Davor Derenčinović, PhD was elected president of the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) at the Group’s 34th plenary held from 18 to 22 March 2019 in Strasbourg. 

GRETA comprises leading experts coming from the countries signatories to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. 
The mandate of GRETA members runs four years, while the President and the Vice-Presidents are elected for a mandate of two years. 

University of Zagreb Faculty of Law...

University of Zagreb Faculty of Law Students winners of 6th Trans-European Moot Court Finals held at European Court of Human Rights

Renata Požgaj

On 23 November 2018 in Strasbourg, the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law team of students -  Karlo Brekalo, Nika Gavrilović, Mirta Kuštan, Martina Muža, Lana Radišić and Josipa Verović -  won the finals of the 6th Trans-European held at the European Court of Human Rights. The competition took place before three judges of the European Court of Human Rights. The University of Zagreb Faculty of Law team competed against the winners of the regional competition among 12 Nordic teams – the Danish Lannung team from Copenhagen.

The Zagreb team were supported by Professor Zlata Đurđević, PhD and academic staff from the Chair of Criminal Procedural Law, the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law. The Zagreb team has excelled in all three elements: oral argument, pleadings and answering questions.

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