The UKAEL brings together all those across the UK with an interest in European Union law.

Through lectures, conferences and other events it promotes a better understanding of EU law, encourages debate and discussion on current issues, and as the UK branch of FIDE, is part of an international network of European law associations.

We are delighted to announce some dates for your diaries:

UKAEL Seminar: Effective Protection of EU-Derived Rights in the UK
13 November 2019, 6.30pm, King's College London


Wednesday 4 December 2019, King's College London:

AGM 5.30 -6.30pm


Annual Lecture 6.30--7.30pm 


Drinks Reception 7.30 -8.30pm


Formal Dinner 8.30 -10.30pm

FIDE 2020 – The Hague, the Netherlands

The XXVIII FIDE Congress will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands from 20-23 May 2020 The main topics to be discussed are:

1.      National Courts and the Enforcement of EU Law

2.      The New EU Data Protection Regime

3.      EU Competition Law and the Digital Economy


The UKAEL invites applications from its members to act as rapporteurs for each of these topics. Joint applications will be considered. Further information is available on




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Our members enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Discounts and priority booking for all of our events
  • Member rate at the biennial FIDE Congress
  • An invitation to the UKAEL Annual General Meeting
  • Opportunities to study and discuss European Union Law with leading academics and practitioners