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Deontology Committee


The committee looks into the ethical rules of lawyers across Europe. Keeps under review the CCBE Code of Conduct for cross-border activities of lawyers and the Charter of Core Principles of the European legal profession.

Members

    

DEBOSQUE

      Bertrand

      France

SACLEUX

      Martin

      

CSOKLICH

      Peter

      Austria

SCHEUBA

      Elisabeth

      Austria

BONTINCK

      Thierry

      Belgium

DE JAEGERE

      Philippe

      Belgium

JORIS

      Jean-Louis

      Belgium

MEERTS

      Jan

      Belgium

VAN MALLEGHEM

      Jacques

      Belgium

VAKIS

      Koulia

      Cyprus

CAP

      Petr

      Czech Republic

LINDENCRONE PETERSEN

      Lars

      Denmark

SIRK

      Indrek

      Estonia

JAKOBSSON

      Niko

      Finland

TAIVALKOSKI

      Petri

      Finland

CHATEL

      Pierre

      France

HECQUET

      Françoise

      France

SAINT-GENIEST

      Catherine

      France

HELLWIG

      Hans Juergen

      Germany

von MARIASSY

      Andreas

      Germany

CHARAKTINIOTIS

      Ioannis

      Greece

DELIGEORGIS

      Giannis

      Greece

KATSARI

      Eleni

      Greece

KOUTKIAS

      Nikolaos

      Greece

SZECSKAY

      Andras

      Hungary

CARTY

      Justine

      Ireland

BERTOLLINI

      Stefano

      Italy

BRIENZA

      Giampaolo

      Italy

SECCHIERI

      Carla

      Italy

LIEPA

      Lauris

      Latvia

BUDVYTIS

      Edmundas

      Lithuania

KUKAITIS

      Mindaugas

      Lithuania

DECKER

      Nicolas

      Luxembourg

DIEDERICH

      Rene

      Luxembourg

THEWES

      Marc

      Luxembourg

DEVAJA

      Shpend

      North Macedonia

DODEVSKI

      Nikola

      North Macedonia

KOZUCH

      Malgorzata

      Poland

WISLA-PLONKA

      Joanna

      Poland

BUZEK

      Michal

      Slovak Republic

SEDUŠAK

      Tanja

      Slovenia

ASLA

      Aitzol

      Spain

DAVÓ-FERNÁNDEZ

      José-María

      Spain

IRUJO

      Alfredo

      Spain

AMBERG

      Vincenzo

      Switzerland

WESTDIJK

      Michele

      The Netherlands

MILLER

      Iain

      United Kingdom

WALKER QC

      Andrew

      United Kingdom

Documents

CCBE first comments on the European Parliament’s recommendations to the Commission on Responsible private funding of litigation (13/05/2022)

      

CCBE comments on the Proposal for a Directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law (29/06/2018)

      

Interpretation of the Principles and Rules of the CCBE Charter of Core Principles of the European Legal Profession, Code of Conduct for European Lawyers and Model Code...

      

Submission on whistleblower protection (19/05/2017)

      

CCBE Proposals - European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Draft Report with recommendations to the Commission on the establishment of...

      

CCBE response to the online public consultation of the European Commission on further corporate tax transparency (08/09/2015)

      

CCBE comments on the OECD public discussion draft concerning BEPS Action 12: Mandatory Disclosure Rules (30/04/2015)

      

CCBE position on European Commission proposal for a Directive on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secret) against their unlawful ...

      

CCBE response to European Commission proposal to amend Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies (09/09/2010)

      

CCBE response to the second consultation from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on amendments to rule 3 (conflict of interest) and rule 4 (duties of confidenti...

      

CCBE position on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (04/09/2009)

      

CCBE Response to SRA on new forms of practice and regulation for alternative business structures (04/09/2009)

      

CCBE response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation concerning the amendment of rules 3 (conflicts of interest) and 4 (duty of confidentiality) of the So...

      

CCBE response to the Legal Services Boards consultation on a regulatory regime for alternative business structures (04/09/2009)

      

CCBE Proposed amendments to Commission proposal on Credit Rating Agencies (29/11/2008)

      

CCBE response on the authorisation operation and supervision of credit rating agencies (05/09/2008)

      

CCBE Response to OECD on the role of tax intermediaries (07/09/2007)

      

CCBE response to SEC (16/12/2002)

    

Perugia declaration (30/11/1977)

      

CCBE letter to OECD Mandatory Disclosure in Tax Matters (25/09/2015)

    

Letter to Spain on membership fees (14/11/2014)

    

Slovenia : CCBE Letter to the President of the Republic of Slovenia expressing concerns regarding the illegal search of offices, homes and vehicles of three lawyers me...

    

CCBE letter to the President of the House of Representatives on the Netherlands (14/10/2013)

    

CBE letter to the President of the Senate of the Netherlands (14/10/2013)

    

CCBE letter to Dutch MInister of Security and Justice (08/10/2011)

    

CCBE letter in response to Commission e commerce consultation (03/11/2010)

      

CCBE letter in response to Legal Services Board (25/01/2010)

      

Letter to European Commissionn - Credit Rating Agencies (10/03/2009)

    

CCBE letter in response to the Commission consultation on hedge funds (30/01/2009)

    

CCBE Guide on lawyers use of online legal platforms (29/06/2018)

      

Guidelines on legal outsourcing (24/06/2010)

      

CCBE recommandations for Stockholm Programme (16/10/2009)

      

Fish report (27/02/2004)

    

Update of the Edwards report (30/09/2003)

    

Edwards report (29/10/1976)

    

Laurent Pech Legal Opinion on Case C-55/20 (27/11/2020)

    

Statement on professional secrecy LPP (15/09/2017)

      

Links

Model Code of Conduct for European Lawyers

CCBE Code of Conduct