The primary purpose of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) is to be a leading group of independent criminal defence lawyers in the Council of Europe promoting the fundamental rights of persons under criminal investigation, suspects, accused and convicted persons.
The ECBA’s objectives:
- Building a widespread association of criminal defence lawyers, from all member states.
- Promoting the rights of persons under criminal investigation, suspects, accused and convicted persons in the member states.
- Becoming a leading lobbyist and consultant on criminal law and justice in Europe.
- Promoting the interests of members in their professional development and in professional matters of common concern.