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Belgium is a constitutional monarchy organised along federal lines. Since the 1993 constitutional revision, there are three levels of government: federal government, regions (Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia) and linguistic communities (Flemish-, French- and German- speaking). Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Union and holds the seats of the European Commission, the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament when not in Plenary Session in Strasbourg. Belgium has the eighteenth largest economy in the world and is home to over 14,000 lawyers.

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How to practise in Belgium

19 September 2014By Julie Mamou

Find out all you need to know about practising in Belgium

CCBE newsletter - October

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

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How to verify a European lawyer?

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

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Brexit and the legal services sector in the EU

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

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If a British Testator relocates to Europe…

Find out more about the overlooked problem related to inheritance laws of Germany, France and many other European countries

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Your contacts for this region are Alex Storer and Eleanor Farrow

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International Policy Adviser: Europe

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International Policy Assistant: Europe and the CIS