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Albania - Attorney Ethics Code

      

Armenia - Code of Advocate's Ethics

      

Austria - Bundesgesetz über den freien Dienstleistungsverkehr und die Niederlassung von europäischen Rechtsanwälten in Österreich (EuRAG)

    

Austria - The Richtlinien für die Ausübung des Rechtsanwaltsberufes, für die Überwachung der Pflichten des Rechtsanwaltes und für die Ausbildung der Rechtsanwalts...

    

Austria - Lawyers' Act

      

Belgium - OVB - Code of Ethics for Lawyers

        

Belgium - OBFG - Code de déontologie de l'avocat

    

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Lawyers Ethics Code of the Bar Association of Republic of Srpska

      

Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Code of professional ethics for attorneys in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

      

Bulgaria - Attorneys-at-law Ethics Code

      

Croatia - The Attorneys' Code of Ethics

    

Cyprus - Code of Conduct Regulations

      

Czech Republic - Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Czech Bar Association

      

Denmark - Code of Conduct for the Danish Bar and Law Society

      

Estonia - Code of Conduct of the Estonian Bar

      

Finland - Rules of proper professional conduct for attorneys

      

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Code on Professional Ethics of Lawyers, Associates and Lawyer's Apprentices of the Macedonian Bar Association

    

France - Décision à caractère normatif n° 2005-003 portant adoption du règlement intérieur national (RIN) de la profession d’avocat

    

Georgia - The Professional Code of Ethics of the L.E.P.L Georgian Bar Association

    

Germany - Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO)

    

Germany - Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO)

    

Germany - Rules of Professional Practice

      

Greece - Κωδικασ ελληνων δικηγορων

    

Hungary - Magyar Ügyvédi Kamara Etikai Szabályai

    

Iceland - Codex Ethicus for the Icelandic Bar Association

    

Ireland - Code of Conduct for the Bar of Ireland

    

Italy - Code of Conduct for Italian Lawyers

        

Latvia - Code of Ethics of the Latvian Sworn Advocates

      

Liechtenstein - Professional Guidelines of the Liechtenstein Chamber of Lawyers

      

Lithuania - Code of Professional Conduct for Advocates of Lithuania

      

Luxembourg - Réglement intérieur de l'Ordre des Avocats du Barreau de Luxembourg

    

Malta - Code of ethics and conduct for advocates

      

Moldova - The Code of Ethics for Advocates of the Bar of the Republic of Moldova

      

Norway - Rules of conduct for advocates

      

Poland - Code of conduct of Polish Legal Advisers

      

Poland - Code of ethics for Advocates

    

Portugal - Portuguese Bar Association’s Statute - Law n.º 15/2005, which includes the Bar Association’s Code of Conduct, as published in the Official Journal

    

Romania - Statuts de la profession d'avocat

      

Slovak Republic - Rules of professional Conduct for Lawyers

      

Slovenia - Code of professional conduct of the Bar Association of Slovenia

      

Spain - Code of conduct of the Spanish Bar

          

Sweden - Code of professional conduct for members of the Swedish Bar Association

      

Switzerland - Code suisse de deontologie

        

The Netherlands - The Rules of Conduct of Advocates 1992

      

Ukraine - UNBA Rules of Professional Conduct

      

United Kingdom - Scotland - Code of conduct for solicitors

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - Guide to the professional conduct of advocates

    

United Kingdom - England Wales - Law Society Code of conduct for solicitors

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - Code of Conduct of the Bar Council

    

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland - Code of Conduct for Solicitors

    

Austria - The Richtlinien für die Ausübung des Rechtsanwaltsberufes, für die Überwachung der Pflichten des Rechtsanwaltes und für die Ausbildung der Rechtsanwalts...

    

Austria - Lawyers' Act

      

Belgium - Judicial Code

      

Cyprus - The Advocates Law

      

Czech Republic - ACT No 851996 Sb of 13th March 1996 on the Legal Profession

      

Denmark - Rules of the Danish Bar and Law Society

    

Denmark - Bye Laws of the Danish Bar and Law Society

    

Estonia - Estonian Bar Association Act

    

Finland - Advocates Act

    

France - Decision a caractere normatif n 2005 003 portant adoption du reglement interieur national RIN de la profession d avocat

    

France - Decret n 91 1197 du 27 novembre 1991 Decret organisant la profession d avocat

    

France - Loi 71 1130 1971 12 31 Loi portant reforme de certaines professions judiciaires et juridiques

    

Georgia - The Law of Georgia on Advocates

    

Italy - Loi professionnelle de 2012

    

Luxembourg - Loi du 10 aout 1991 sur la profession d avocat

    

Norway - Regulations for advocates

    

Norway - Bylaws of the Norwegian Bar Association

    

Poland - Act of Parliament on Legal Advisers

    

Poland - The Law on the Advocates Profession

    

Romania - Law for the organization and practice of the Lawyer s Profession

    

Slovak Republic - Parliamentary Act No 5862003

    

Slovenia - Bar Act

    

Spain - General by law of the Spanish Lawyers

      

Sweden - Chapter 8 of the Swedish Code of Judicial Procedure

      

Sweden - Charter of the Swedish Bar Association

    

Sweden - Swedish Code of Judicial Procedure

    

Switzerland - Federal Act on the Freedom of Movement for Lawyers

    

The Netherlands - Act on Advocates

    

Turkey - Attorneyship Law Regulations Of The Union Of Bar Associations Of Turkey

    

Ukraine - Law of Ukraine on the Bar and Practice of Law

      

General information

Summary Document provides information about: (1) continuing training obligation (e.g. extent, exemptions); (2) training activities and methods, (3) course providers, (4) assessment of training activities and (5) supervision.
Brief layout

 

Detailled information

Andorra - Overview

    

Austria - Note

    

Belgium - OVB Overview

    

Belgium - OBFG Overview

    

Belgium - OBFG - Rules of 17 January 2013

    

Belgium - OVB - Rules of 16 June 2010

    

Bulgaria - Overview

    

Bulgaria - Rules

    

Denmark - Rules

    

Denmark - Overview

    

Denmark - Brochure of 2009

    

Estonia - Overview

    

Estonia - Rules

    

Finland - Rules

    

Finland - Overview

    

France - Overview

    

France - Rules

    

Georgia - Note

    

Germany - Fachanwaltsordnung FAO

    

Germany - Federal Lawyers Act

    

Germany - Overview

    

Ireland - Bar Council - Overview

    

Ireland - Bar Council - Rules

    

Ireland - Law Society - Overview

    

Ireland - Law Society - Rules

    

Italy - Overview

    

Italy - Rules

    

Latvia - Overview

    

Lithuania - Overview

    

Lithuania - Rules

    

Luxembourg - Overview

    

Luxembourg - Rules

    

Norway - Overview

    

Norway - Rules

    

Poland - Polish Bar Council - Overview

    

Poland - National Council of Legal Advisers - Overview

    

Poland - Polish Bar Council - Rules

    

Romania - Training programme

      

Slovak Republic - Note

    

Sweden - Note

    

Sweden - Overview

    

Switzerland - Overview

    

Switzerland - Rules

    

The Netherlands - Rules

    

Turkey - Note

    

Ukraine - Rules

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - Bar Council Information pack

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - Bar Council Overview

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - Bar Council Guide

    

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland - General Council Rules

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - SRA Overview

    

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland - Law Society Rules

    

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland - Law Society Overview

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - Faculty Rules

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - Faculty Overview

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - SRA Guide

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - Law Society Guidance

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - Law Society Overview

    

 

Bilateral agreements on mutual recognition of training activities

Bilateral agreement France - Italy

    

Bilateral agreement Italy - Austria

    

Bilateral agreement Italy - Avocats.be

    

Bilateral agreement Italy - Law Society Ireland

    

Bilateral agreement Italy - San Marino

    

Bilateral agreement Romania - Bulgaria

    

Bilateral agreement Romania - Moldova

    

Bilateral agreement Romania - Serbia

    

 

Detailled information

Belgium - OBFG - National Rules

    

Croatia - National Rules

    

France - National Rules

    

Georgia - National Rules

    

Germany - Overview

    

Italy - National Rules

    

Poland - Bar Council - National Rules

    

Portugal - National Rules

    

Slovenia - Overview

    

Switzerland - National Rules

    

United Kingdom - Scotland - National Rules

    

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland - National Rules

    

United Kingdom - SRA

    

General information

  • Judgment of the Court of Justice from 13 November 2003  in Case C-313/01 Morgenbesser v Consiglio dell’Ordine degli avvocati di Genova, 5th Chamber
  • Court press release
  • CCBE analysis and guidance to Bars and Law Societies regarding Case C-313/01

 

Countries' tables

Austria - Morgenbesser

    

Belgium - OVB - Morgenbesser

    

Belgium - OFBG - Morgenbesser

    

Denmark - Morgenbesser

    

Finland - Morgenbesser

    

Germany - Morgenbesser

    

Ireland - Law Society - Morgenbesser

    

Luxembourg - Morgenbesser

    

Norway - Morgenbesser

    

Slovak Republic - Morgenbesser

    

Sweden - Morgenbesser

    

The Netherlands - Morgenbesser

    

Training Committee - CCBE position on the Morgenbesser case law (11/09/2015)

      

Training Committee - Chronology (I), Analysis (II) and guidance (III) to Bars and Law Societies regarding Case C-313/01 Christine Morgenbesser v Consiglio dell'Ordine ...

      

United Kingdom - England and Wales - SRA - Morgenbesser

    

United Kingdom - England and Wales - Bar Council - Morgenbesser

    

Council Directive 77/249/EEC of 22 March 1977 to facilitate the effective exercise by lawyers of freedom to provide services

                                                

Council Directive 89/48/EEC of 21 December 1988 on a general system for the recognition of higher-education diplomas awarded on completion of professional education an...

                                              

Directive 98/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 1998 to facilitate practice of the profession of lawyer on a permanent basis in a Member...

                                                

Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance)

                                                

Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market

                                                

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and European arrest warrant proceedings (22/10/2013)

                                                

Directive 98/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 1998 to facilitate practice of the profession of lawyer on a permanent basis in a Member...

      

Decision in the Michaud case (07/05/2013)

      

Affaire da Silveira c. France (21/04/2010)

    

Case 2/74 Jean Reyners v. State of Belgium (21/06/1974)

      

Case 33/74 Johannes Henricus Maria van Binsbergen v. Bestuur van de Bedrijfsvereniging voor de Metaalnijverheid (3/12/1974)

      

Case 71/76 Jean Thieffry v. Conseil de l’ordre des avocats de Paris (28/04/1977)

    

Case 107/83 Ordre des avocats au Barreau de Paris v. Onno Klopp (12/07/1984)

    

Case 292/86 Claude Gullung v. Conseil de l’Ordre des avocats du Barreau de Colmar et de Saverne (19 /01/1988)

    

Case 427/85 Commission of the European Communities v. Federal Republic of Germany (25/02/1988)

    

Case C -340/89 Irène Vlassopoulou v. Ministerium für Justiz, Bundes - und Europaangelegenheiten Baden - Württemberg (7/05/1991)

    

Case 294/89 Commission of the European Communities v. French Republic (10/07/1991)

      

Case C -19/92 Dieter Kraus v. Land Baden -Württemberg (31/03/1993)

        

Case 55/94 Reinhard Gebhard v. Consiglio dell'Ordine degli Avvocati e Procuratori di Milano (30/11/1995)

      

Case 168/98 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg v. European Parliament and Council of the European Union (7 /11/2000)

      

Case 309/99 J.C.J Wouters v. Algemende Raad van de Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (19/02/2002)

      

Case C -35/99 Manuele Arduino (19/02/2002)

      

Case 145/99 Commission of the European Communities v. Italian Republic (7/03/2002)

      

Case 289/02 AMOK Verlags v. A and R Gastronomie (11/12/2003)

      

Case 506/04 Graham J. Wilson v. Ordre des avocats du barreau de Luxembourg (19/09/2006)

      

Joint cases C -94/04 and C -202/04 Cipolla v. Meloni (5/12/2006)

      

Case 305/05 Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone, Ordre français des avocats du barreau de Bruxelles, Ordre des barreaux flamands, Ordre néerlandais des ...

      

Practice Direction from the Court of Justice relating to direct actions and appeals

                                              

Practice Directions from the General Court

                                              

Joint Cases T -125/03 and T- 253/03 Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd. v. Commission of European Communities (14/09/2010)

      

Case 118/09 Robert Koller v. Rechtsanwaltsprüfungskommission of the Oberlandesgericht Graz (22/12/2010)

      

Case 359/09 Donat Cornelius Ebert v. Budapesti Ügyvédi Kamara ( 3/02/2011)

      

Case 565/08 Commission v Italy (29/03/2011)

      

Case 424/09 Toki (5/04/2011)

      

Case T- 226/10, Prezes Urzędu Komunikacji Elektronicznej v European Commission (23/05/2011)

      

Case C -101/10 Gentcho Pavlov, Gregor Famira v Ausschuss der Rechtsanwaltskammer Wien, (7/07/2011)

      

Case T- 110/14, ADR Center Srl v European Commi ssion (24/03/2014)

    

Joined Cases C -58/13 and C -59/13 Angelo Alberto Torresi (C -58/13), Pierfrancesco Torresi (C -59/13) v Consiglio dell’Ordine degli Avvocati di Macerata, (17/07/20...

      

Case T- 221/14, Association/Vereniging Justice & Environment v European Commission (18/11/2014)

      

Case C ‑ 537/13 Birutė Šiba v Arūnas Devėnas (15/01/2015)

      

Judgment of the Court of Justice from 13/11/2003 Morgenbesser

      

Case 313/01 Christine Morgenbesser v. Consiglio dell’Ordine degli avvocati di Genvoa (13/11/2003)

      

Case C-250/03 Giorgio Emanuele Mauri v Ministero della Giustizia and Commissione per gli esami di avvocato presso la Corte d'appello di Milano (17/02/2005)

      

Case C - 345/08 Krzystof Peśla v. Justizministerium Mecklenburg -Vorpommern (10/12/2009)