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

Through lectures, seminars 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:

Wednesday 13 November 2019, King's College London:

UKAEL Seminar: Effective Protection of EU-Derived Rights in the UK
13 November 2019, 6.30pm



Monday 25 November 2019: EU Law in Practice : A Discussion with EU Law Professionals

Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, 26-28 Tudor Street, London EC4Y 0BQ

The UKAEL invites students, trainee solicitors and pupil barristers to an evening of short talks on practising EU Law both now and post Brexit. 

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 XXVIII FIDE Congress will be held in The Hague from 20-23 May 2020.

We are pleased to introduce our rapporteurs: 

1.      National Courts and the Enforcement of EU Law: Prof Theodore Konstadinides and Anastasia Karatzia, University of Essex 

2.      The New EU Data Protection Regime: Leonard Hawkes, Flinn Law, Brussels

3.      EU Competition Law and the Digital Economy: Dr Andriani Kalintiri, City University of London

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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