THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN FRANCE

Being a Lawyer in France: The Role of the Lawyer - 13/12/2011

Lawyers' professional activities are divided into two areas: The activities on which lawyers have a monopoly, and those they can perform concurrently with other types of professionals. Unlike assisting and representing, on which lawyers, with very limited exceptions, are assumed to have a monopoly, giving legal advice and drawing up legal documents may be done by other professionals, and not just those operating in the legal and judicial sectors. For a few years now, the lawyers' field of activity has also been opened to new areas, with due regard for the regulations that were enacted governing incompatibilities ...

Being a Lawyer in France: Accessing the Legal Profession - 13/12/2011

The access routes to the legal profession were established by the Act of December 31, 1971, as amended by the Act of February 11, 2004 , as well as by the Implementing Decree of December 21, 2004 on professional education for lawyers ...

Being a Lawyer in France: Types of Practice - 13/12/2011

For a long time, individual practices were the only authorized type of practice. Since Act 71-1130 of December 31, 1971 the legislature established several group practice structures; thereby allowing law offices to grow and modernize within the competitive international context ...

Being a Lawyer in France: Professional Regulations - the Texts - 13/12/2011

The French legal system is based, like many others in Europe, on Roman law and respect for the primacy of law. It is also based on the civil code, partly written by Napoleon and enacted in 1804, which had a major impact both in France and abroad. It was adopted, virtually unchanged, by many countries around the world, such as Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Latin America, North Africa, Senegal, etc ...

Being a Lawyer in France: Professional Regulations - Obligations - 13/12/2011

The oath taken by all French lawyers before practicing their profession is the basis of French legal ethics: "I swear, as a lawyer, to perform my duties with dignity, conscience, independence, integrity, and humanity" ...


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