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oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Harmonisation of the legal profession in the wake of the freedom to practise law in Europe 1992: diversities and commonalities

 

Abstract

This article attempts to illuminate two of the many acutely important angles to the framework of the legal profession in Europe in 1992. First, the pragmatic effect of these developments on the question of reform of the legal profession. The law of certain member states confers distinct and exclusive audience rights on certain classes of lawyer (United Kingdom, Germany and France will be outlined). The true extent of rights under one part of Community legislation or another may well be the deciding factor in the decision to provide services or to seek establishment there. Secondly, the significance for South African lawyers of the trend in legal and other business in Europe away from a local setting for South African lawyers are explored. The article includes an overview of the regime applicable to EEC lawyers and the objections against it.

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1992-07-01
2016-12-04
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