Application form

To apply for the European Lawyers’ Programme in Edinburgh, please complete and submit the following application form and upload the required documents in a single pdf file.

    Personal Details

    Employment and education

    Present responsibilities

    Relevant work experience

    University degree and professional qualification

    Please give details of your university education and professional qualifications in chronological order, starting with the most recent. If you would like to add more items, please include them in the comments field on the end of the form.

    Tuition in English

    Tuition in English

    Tuition in English

    Tuition in English


    What is your proposed career development in your own country?

    In order of preference, which areas of law and legal practice are you most interested in?

    Your area of interest


    Please give details of two referees in support of your application. We may contact them during the selection process.

    Referee 1

    Referee 2

    Additional info


    Hobbies and interests


    Optional coments

    Please submit the following documents in a single pdf file:


    The European Lawyers Association (ELA) will use the information you have given on this form to assess you for the ELP, and if you are successful the details will be used to administer the ELP. For details how we collect, use, share and transfer your personal details please see our privacy policy.

    Your information will be passed to the Faculty of Advocates and may be passed to any other person or organisation involved in your training or placement during your stay in Edinburgh. It will not be disclosed to any other third parties.

    You may withdraw your consent at any time by e-mailing the ELA via the website or by e-mailing .

    Equality and diversity

    The ELA is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the recruitment of candidates for the ELP. You and any other applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.