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The Education, Licensing, and Training of Lawyers in the European Union, Part I: Cross-Border Practice in the Member States

The Bar Examiner, Vol. 77, No. 4, November 2008

12 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2010  

Julian Lonbay

Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK

Date Written: November 28, 2008

Abstract

The article first outlines the nature and variety of legal professions active in Europe with a brief explanation of the structure and nature of the new European legal order which emerged after World War II. Next covered is how European licensing authorities cope with cross-border practice in the context of this new European Community (EC) law environment. Lastly the article delves into the training regimes operating in Europe to see how the EC and the European dimension are having an impact on them.

Keywords: EU, Legal profession, multi-jurisdictional practice

Suggested Citation

Lonbay, Julian, The Education, Licensing, and Training of Lawyers in the European Union, Part I: Cross-Border Practice in the Member States (November 28, 2008). The Bar Examiner, Vol. 77, No. 4, November 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1715846

Julian Lonbay (Contact Author)

Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK ( email )

Chancellor's Court
Edgbaston
Birmingham, B15 2TT
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/law/staff/profile.aspx?ReferenceId=3803

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