The Tunisian Association of Young Lawyers (ATJA) was created on 7 May 1970. Its head office is located in the courthouse of Tunis and it is represented in 14 sections all over Tunisia.
Between the purposes of the association is studying the problems of young lawyers, the search for solutions to their concerns, the action in favor of the evolution of the profession and the respect of professional rules.
The association strives to achieve the goals it has set itself by holding meetings, organizing conferences and congresses in collaboration with international organizations of young lawyers and others, as well as through publications legal and cultural activities.
The association has always been a force of pressure on the Tunisian Bar Association to push him to improve working conditions.
Between 2015 and 2016, the association has signed partnership agreements with the Morrocan Association of Young Lawyers, the French Federation of Union of Young Lawyers (FNUJA), the Norwegian Association of Young Lawyers and with the European Young Bar Association (EYBA). In 2016, ATJA has joined the African Federation of Union of Young Lawyers (FAUJA).
The European Young Bar Association (EYBA) is a European non-profit association of young lawyers. Founded over 20 years ago, concretely, on 23 May 1993 in Prague, it brings together young bar associations from across Europe in one representative organisation, providing a unified voice for young lawyers on a continent-wide basis.
EYBA members comprise individuals and young bar associations. They reflect the diversity of modern European legal practice, including young lawyers in a variety of full-service global, regional and national law firms, members of leading independent law firms, and public sector lawyers working for their Governments.
The EYBA currently represents more than 200,000 young lawyers protecting their interests and organizing courses, congresses, events, meetings and networking sessions with the aim to keep updated their members and increase their contacts with colleagues from around Europe.
The EYBA is founded on key fundamental principles such as democracy, human rights, access to justice and the rule of law. Our objectives include:
1 Promoting the interests, education and welfare of young lawyers in Europe.
2 Establishing professional and social relationships between young lawyers throughout Europe.
3 Encouraging the development of young bar associations.
4 Influencing policies affecting young lawyers.
5 Maintaining a network of members.