Name: Filip Czernicki

Professional Title: President

Affiliation: Polish Legal Clinics Foundation

Country: Poland

Title of Presentation: The Role of National and/or Supranational Networks to Enhance CLE

Short Bio: Filip Czernicki graduated from the Warsaw University Law School. Since 1998 he works on promoting and establishment of legal clinics in Poland and Eastern Europe as well as promotion of professional lawyers pro bono activity. Since 2002 he is President of the Polish Legal Clinics Foundation and member of the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (since January 2009 President) and serves as Head of the Supervision Council of the Polish National Union of NGO’s. Filip Czernicki was co-founder of Warsaw University legal clinic – the second oldest legal clinic in Poland, former President of Pro-European Youth Organizations Forum working by the President of the Republic, former member of the International Board of The European Law Students’ Association, and co-founder of the Polish NGO’s Coalition for the International Criminal Court.  He is the author of several articles and publications on legal clinics and access to justice.