Communities

Law Society Communities

Our communities help you develop in your professional life and make the most out of your Law Society

Find out more

International

Europe

Welcome to our Europe section. Here you will find links to the latest regional legal headlines and up and coming events, plus detailed information on the jurisdictions we are currently active in.

lsoi logo indigo rgb

How to requalify as an Irish solicitor - Q&A with the Law Society of Ireland

12 May 2017

On 8 May, we organised an interactive information seminar with the President and Director General of the Law Society of Ireland to offer practical support to our members. Read the summary of the most important questions and answers or listen to the seminar recording.

wp 20170421 12 56 36 pro

The Law Society signs an MoU with the Consejo General de la Abogacía Española

2 May 2017

On 21 April, the CGAE met with the Law Society in London to formalise our cooperation. 

All Top Stories

uia toronto

Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) annual congress

3 November 2017

We participated in the 61st annual congress of the UIA in Toronto from 28-30 October

CCBE newsletter - October

31 October 2017

The 66th CCBE newsletter is out - read more about the following topics: Proposed European Convention on the profession of lawyer

ejustice logo

How to verify a European lawyer?

13 October 2017

Use the European e-justice portal to find or identify lawyers from the EU and the EEA 

eu and uk flag brexit 250x144

Brexit and the legal services sector in the EU

13 October 2017

An overview of the UK legal service sector in the current European market place and potential changes post-Brexit

All Latest news

18531 eu flag 390x234

Seminar on "Rights of EU Citizens" presented by the European Circuit of the Bar - 16 November 2017

This seminar will offer a platform for discussion about the Rights of EU Citizens in the UK from both a practical and theoretical perspective. What are the rights of EU Citizens in the UK now – and how are these rights threatened by Brexit? Are these rights being frustrated by procedure? These questions and similar will be informed by the experiences of an eminent panel of speakers.

castilla la mancha

Castilla la Mancha - Prime business location in Spain

Attend the event at the Spanish embassy and network with the regional government to find our more

bala logo

The importance of a good defence - seminar on 1 November

Join the British-Albanian Law Association and His Honour Judge Michael Topolski QC

All Events

EU flags

How to complain about a lawyer from another European country?

28 January 2015By Virag Martin

This page explains you how to make a complaint about a lawyer in another European jurisdiction.

  • ingrida karina berzina

    Legal life in... Latvia

    Interview with Ingrida Karina-Berzina, Partner at COBALT’s Latvia office and head of its IP & IT practice group

  • 2014 karolina ullman 083

    Legal life in... Estonia

    Interview with Karolina Ullman, Partner at Njord Law Firm.

  • 21439 gregor wozniak

    Legal life in... Poland

    Interview with Grzegorz Wozniak, founding and managing partner of Wozniak Legal

  • giuseppe gaglione cropped

    Legal life in... Italy

    Giuseppe Gaglione, founding partner of Studio Legale Internazionale Gaglione, shares his views on legal life in Italy.

  • Vesa Turkki

    Legal life in... Finland

    Interview with Vesa Turkki, Partner at JB Eversheds

  • Akerman

    Legal life in... Sweden

    Interview with RICHARD ÅKERMAN, Partner at Hannes Snellman Stockholm office

  • Paris

    Legal life in… Paris

    Louis B. Buchman, Partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP Paris office, shares his views about his Legal life in Paris.

  • Turkey mosque

    Legal life in… Turkey

    Selcuk Senguler is founding partner of Senguler and Senguler, here he tells us about his experience as a Turkish lawyer 

  • Talinn

    Legal life in…Tallinn

    Maksim Greinoman, managing partner of Advokaadibüroo Greinoman & Co, discusses his legal life in Estonia and why being tech-savvy is a must!

More from Legal life in...

European Lawyers Database

eu flag tree

Search for a lawyer in one of the EU/EEA members states.

Find a lawyer

Join the International Division?

grey and green globe 266x177

The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

Join today

Your contacts for this region are Virag Martin and Katharina Kirchberger

virag martin

International Policy Adviser: Europe

virag.martin@lawsociety.org.uk

Katharina Kirchberger

International Policy Assistant: Europe and CIS

katharina.kirchberger@lawsociety.org.uk