Freedom of lawyers to provide services under directive 77/2491
Keywords:European Union, Free Movement of Lawyers, Freedom to Provide Services, Directive 77/249, Rules of Professional Conduct
The following article deals with one of the different forms of free movement of lawyers in the EU, i.e. the freedom to provide services on a temporary basis. The relevant primary law alongside the applicable legislation, as interpreted by the Court in its case-law, is analysed. Special attention is paid to certain peculiarities of cross-border provision of services by lawyers, in particular the respect of rules of professional conduct.
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