Ivan Vučemil

 Ivan Vucemil

Ivan Vučemil, LLB.

Justice in the Civil Department of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia

Personal data:

Date of birth: 2 January 1959
Place of birth: Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Hercegovina

Education and qualifications:

1983  Passed the Bar Exam, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina
1982 - 1983 Sudski vježbenik u Osnovnom sudu u Tomislavgradu
1977 - 1981 Faculty of Law, University of Split
1973 - 1977 High school, Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Hercegovina
1965 - 1973. Primary education in Tomislavgrad

Judiciary professional experience:

May 2018 - present Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
2012 - 2018

Vice-President of the County Court in Rijeka
President of the Civil Department of the County Court in Rijeka
Judge in the Office for monitoring and studying court practice of the County Court in Rijeka

1999 - 2018 Judge of the County Court in Rijeka
1995 - 1999

President of the Municipal Court in Crikvenica
Judge of the Municipal Court in Crikvenica

1993 - 1995 Assistant Commander of the 111th Brigade of the Croatian Army for Legal Affairs
Head of the Defense Office of Opatija
President of the Recruitment Commission of Rijeka
1992 - 1993 Judge of the First-instance Court in Tomislavgrad
1991 - 1992 President of the Executive Committee of the Municipal Assembly of Tomislavgrad
1987 - 1990 Judge of the First-instance Court in Tomislavgrad
1983 - 1987 Inspector for labour, labour relations and protection at work
1982 - 1983 Judicial apprentice at the First-instance Court in Tomislavgrad

Other activities:

  President of a Council in the Civil Department
  President of the Judicial Council at the County Court in Rijeka
  Member of the Judicial Council at the County Court in Rijeka

Membership in legal bodies and associations:

  Judge of Honour at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce in Rijeka
  President of the Employees’ Court in Rijeka

Professional references:

   - Lecturer at the Croatian Judicial Academy
   - Menthor
   - Participant at seminars, workshops and lectures
2014  Institute for European and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Rijeka and Croatian Association for Comparative Law - "Violation of Personality Rights in Croatian and European Law"
2014. EU Project - Civil Justice (Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Italy) - "Mediation in Family Disputes"
2012. European Commission and Croatian Judicial Academy - "Judicial cooperation in civil, commercial and family matters"
2010 "PHARE 2006" Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia and Croatian Judicial Academy, "PHARE 2006 - Judicial Practice and Management of changes" - I and II workshop
2008 Croatian Judicial Academy and Finnish Embassy - "European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Latest Trends, Application in National Law and EU Law"
2008/2009 IOM, Croatian Judicial Academy, Croatian Law Centre and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Zagreb - "Capacity building and awareness raising of judges and state attorneys on anti-discrimination legislation"
2005 CARDS and Croatian Judicial Academy - "Introduction to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms" and "Introduction to EU Law through Judicial Practice"
2004 CARDS and Croatian Judicial Academy - "Introduction to Contemporary Teaching Techniques"
2007/2016 Lecturer in more than 25 workshops organized by Croatian Judicial Academy in all areas of civil law (litigation proceedings, non-contentious proceedings, inheritance proceedings, land registry proceedings, enforcement proceedings, property rights, labour rights, compensation for damages)
2007/2016 Participant at more than 25 workshops organized by Croatian Judicial Academy from various fields of civil law including EU law
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