The Education, Licensing, and Training of Lawyers in the European Union, Part I: Cross-Border Practice in the Member States
Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK
November 28, 2008
The Bar Examiner, Vol. 77, No. 4, November 2008
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12
Keywords: EU, Legal profession, multi-jurisdictional practice
Date posted: November 27, 2010