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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

PROLoG Supports Establishment of Legal Ethics Chair at New Vision University

05 October 2017 The Legal Ethics Co-Chair, Irakli Kordzakhia, talks about lack of Georgian teaching materials on legal ethics

On September 28, the EWMI/PROLoG-supported Legal Ethics Chair at New Vision University, organized a presentation to the legal community. Ms.Sophie Chachava, the Legal Ethics Chair, and Mr. Irakli Kordzakhia, the Co-Chair, presented their new project, talked about the challenges in teaching legal ethics in Georgia, underlined the importance of ethics in the legal system, and introduced to the public the aim and the action plan of the Chair. The Chair will engage students in research and writing on legal ethics issues, organize moot court competitions, and develop a new model course on legal ethics that will be shared with all interested professors and universities across Georgia. All of the Chair’s activities will be directed towards improving the teaching of legal ethics and raising the awareness of legal ethics issues in Georgia. Professors from different universities, students, lawyers and GBA Legal Ethics Commission representatives attended the presentation, which was followed by a Q&A session. The large number of questions and comments from the audience demonstrated the interest of legal community in the subject as well as its importance.

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