The Computer Science Department of the University of Turin (UNITO-CS) has taken part in several EU-funded research projects in legal informatics (e.g. EUCases: www.eucases.eu, BO-ECLI: http://boecli.eu, and MIREL: www.mirelproject.eu) and is a partner in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in Law, Science and Technology:http://www.last-jd.eu/. UNITO-CS is responsible for WP1, management and coordination of the project, under the leadership of Luigi di Caro.
The Law Department of the University of Turin (UNITO-LAW) has project-centred knowledge and expertise in EU law. The InterLex project will also benefit from their physical proximity to the co-ordinating partner, UNITO-CS. UNITO-LAW is responsible for WP2, desk research: legal sources of Interlex platform, under the leadership of Francesco Costamagna and Stefano Montaldo.
CIRSFID (Interdepartmental Centre for Research in the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Law and in Computer Science and Law) is a leading legal informatics research centre at the University of Bologna (UNIBO). UNIBO will play the crucial role of encoding PIL rules and their application in meaningful representations, enabling automatic reasoning over legal cases in WP3, under the leadership of Giovanni Sartor and Prof. Alessandra Zanobetti. Under the hat of UNIBO, the project will receive the support of a key expert on international aspects of the IT society: Prof. Svantesson, Co-Director of the Centre for Commercial Law at Bond University and a Researcher at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University.
Apis Europe AD is a private joint-stock company specialising in the analysis, design, development, implementation and maintenance of legal information systems and large databases for legal and company data. Apis has developed various products and services related to EU law, such as EuroCases: http://eurocases.eu. Apis is responsible for WP4, development of the InterLex online platform, under the leadership of Hristo Konstantinov.
The European University Institute – Centre for Judicial Cooperation (EUI-CJC) brings expertise on collaboration and knowledge sharing between legal practitioners and the academic community. EUI-CJC will play a fundamental role in providing training activities on PIL for stakeholders in WP5 under the leadership of Federica Casarosa.
Masaryk University (MU) will participate via their Institute of Law and Technology, a leading academic institution in the Czech Republic in the fields of legal informatics and law of information & communication technologies.
The University of Konstanz (KU) will bring legal expertise on Germany and Austria. The University of Konstanz (KU) is ranked among the global top 250 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and cooperates with a large number of renowned universities such as Yale University, the University of Chicago, UC Berkeley and the University of Zurich.
The Bar Association of Rome is a non economic public body, established to ensure compliance with the principles of the Professional Law and the ethical rules, as well as to protect users and public interests concerning the exercise of the profession and the proper conduct of the judicial function. It has the institutional representation of Lawyers at the local level, promoting relations with institutions and public administrations. In particular, the Bar Association, through its Council (COA Roma): keeps the Register of Lawyers; supervises the correct and effective exercise of the legal traineeship; organizes and promotes events for continuing legal education