oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The professional liability of the legal practitioner under Dutch law
|Article Title||The professional liability of the legal practitioner under Dutch law|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Leyden|
|Publication Date||Jul 1977|
|Pages||191 - 199|
|Keyword(s)||Case Law, Dutch Law, Legal practitioner, Professional liability and The Netherlands|
The functions of the "advocaat" are thus twofold. Firstly, he gives legal advice, draws up contracts, drafts all necessary documents when legal proceedings are instituted, and acts as counsel for the accused in criminal matters. Secondly, he acts as the legal representative of the party to the proceedings in civil matters.
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