Eurojuris Practice Groups and Training Days // 2020

7 - 10 May, Edinburgh


About the Meeting

The Eurojuris Practice Groups and Training Days have become a state of the art happening for networkers. The meeting takes place every year in May. This year, we welcome you to Edinburgh. Meet with your Eurojuris colleagues while enjoying the unique atmosphere of the city!

The Venue

The meeting will take place at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton located in the center of the city, on the famous Royal Mile.

Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings, the hotel is an iconic element of the city. The building dates back to 1900s and is part of the impressive North Bridge which links Edinburgh’s Old and New town together, giving you easy access to countless shopping, dining and entertainment.

Address: 19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD, UK
Phone: 0044 131 4723000

How to get there? Go to Maps and Directions to find detailed information.


We know how valuable your time is, so we scheduled the entire event around mingling and socialising.
All activities are in walking distance.

Friday 08/05/2020

  • Jogging with your Board 7.30

    Meeting in the lobby

  • Practice Groups Sessions 9.00-13.00
  • Lunch 13.00-14.00
  • Arthur’s Seat 14.30

    Departure from the hotel for a guided walking tour through the old town to Arthur’s Sea. Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano which sits 251m above sea level giving excellent views of the city. Groups of 20.
    Dresscode: casual, wear good walking shoes

  • Distillery Visit 16.00

    Upon descent from Arthur’s Seat, visit of one of Edinburgh’s newest distilleries for a tour and tasting.
    The Whisky tasting is sponsored by Burcher Jennings.

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  • Return to the hotel 17.30
  • German Desk 18.00-19.00
  • Departure for Dinner at Cannonball 19.00

    Dresscode: casual

Saturday 09/05/2020

  • General Assembly 9.30-11.00

    only for national Presidents and the EJI board

  • IBG Meeting 10.00-13.00
  • Brainstorming Session - PG Chairs 11.00-16.00

    Compulsory for all Practice Group chairpersons

  • Lunch 13.00-14.00
  • Management Session 14.00-16.00

    Chris Marston, Chief Executive, LawNet

  • Football & ELLA 16.30-18.00

    Football & ELLA (Eurojuris Ladies Lawyers Association)

  • Departure for Gala Dinner 19.00

    At the Playfair Library Hall
    Dresscode: business

Sunday 10/05/2020

  • Free programme all day

The Evening Venues

The Early Birds Dinner on Thursday will take us to Berties, “the place to be for proper fish & chips”. 

On Friday, we will enjoy dinner at the Cannonball, the finest Scottish dining and bar in the heart of the Old Town, with fabulous views of Edinburgh Castle.

On Saturday, we add an air of elegance to our evening with a gala dinner in the iconic Playfair Library Hall, featuring William Playfair’s signature neoclassical barrel-vaulted ceiling.

The hotel

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is perfectly located in the center of the city, on the famous Royal Mile, just a short stroll away from the iconic attractions, luxurious boutiques and an array of restaurants and pubs.

The grand Victorian building with a stylish interior offers modern accommodations with complimentary WiFi access, ergonomic work area and Suite Dreams by Serta® beds with luxurious linens.

You can maintain your exercise regimen at the hotel’s modern fitness room, offering a variety of cardio and resistance machines plus free weights and functional equipment.

How to get there?

Nestled in the heart of the city centre, the hotel is adjacent to Waverley Railway Station, just a 3 minute walk.

Edinburgh international Airport is just 8.4 miles away.

Airport to the Carlton Edinburgh hotel:
Take the number 100 bus to Waverley Bridge. From here it is a 5 minute walk to the Carlton Edinburgh hotel. The bus departs every 10 minutes and the journey takes approx. 35 minutes from door to door.

Go to Maps and Directions to find detailed information.


From the rich – sometimes hidden – history that surrounds your every step, to the wealth of lush, green spaces peppered around the city centre, Edinburgh continually surprises, delights and inspires.

Popular attractions

– The Royal Mile and Princess Street
– Edinburgh Castle
– Holyrood Palace
– BT Murrayfield Stadium

Information and brochures

Edinburgh Guide with city maps in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Dutch.
Read about Things To Do and discover what this fantastic city has to offer, come rain or shine.
Visit the Official Guide to Edinburgh.


Deadline for registration: 19/09/2019

You can contact me anytime:
Diane Tries
Secretary General