Đuro Sessa

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Đuro Sessa, LLB

President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia

Personal data:

Date of birth: 26 December 1957
Place of birth: Rijeka

Education and qualifications:

1984 Passed the bar exam
1976 - 1980 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law
1964 - 1976 Primary education, Grammar School in Dubrovnik

Judicial experience:

20.7.2017 -
20. 7. 2021.
President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
Sept 2008 - present Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
2004 - 2008 President of the Civil Law Department of the County Court in Zagreb
2002 - 2008 Judge of the County Court in Zagreb
1996 - 2004 President of the Municipal Court in Zagreb
1993 - 1996 Consul Counselor at the Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in Perth, Australia
1991 - 1993 President of the Civil Law Department of the Municipal Court in Zagreb
1988 - 1993 Judge of the Municipal Court in Zagreb
1986 - 1988 Judge of the Municipal Court in Sisak
1984 - 1986 Judge of the Municipal Court in Petrinja
1982 - 1984 Judicial apprentice at the County Court in Sisak
1981 Lawyer in the "Dubrovkinja" trade company, Dubrovnik

Activity in professional bodies and associations:

2017 President od the State Election Commission 
2009 - 2010 Member of the State Judicial Council
2005 - 2009 Deputy President of the National Judicial Council
2005 – 2017 President of the Association of Croatian Judges

Member of Presidency Committee of the Civil Law Association

Other activities:

Vice-President of the International Association of Judges
Member of the Advisory Board of Global Judicial Integrity Network
President of the Consultative Council of European Judges within the Council of Europe (CCJE) (Since 2017)
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Judges (Since 2018)
Member of the Croatian Team responsible for Chapter 23 of the EU Accession Agreement “The Judiciary and Human Rights"

Publication and other works:

Articles on various topics have been published regarding the independence of the judiciary, procedural civil law, real estate law, torts and civil law and European law

Acknowledgments:

1997 Bearer of the Order of the Croatian Pleter

 
 
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