The Italian Republic is a unitary parliamentary republic. It covers an area of 301,338 sq kms and with 61 million inhabitants it is the fourth most populous EU member state. Italy is located in the Mediterranean Sea and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and the Vatican City.
Italy is a founding member of the EU. The country is a member of numerous international organisations, including the UN, NATO, the OECD, the OSCE and the WTO.
Italian law is a civil law system based on Roman law, and on French Napoleonic law.
The President of the Law Society attended the Fourth International Lawyers Forum in April 2019
Join the British-Italian Law Association for its annual gala dinner at the Law Society in London.
The 66th CCBE newsletter is out - read more about the following topics: Proposed European Convention on the profession of lawyer
Use the European e-justice portal to find or identify lawyers from the EU and the EEA
An overview of the UK legal service sector in the current European market place and potential changes post-Brexit
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) Standing Committee meeting was held on 29 March 2019
The formal Annual Dinner for 2019 will be held at the Law Society113 Chancery Lane,London WC2A 1PL - Friday 25 January 2019 18:45
The Law Society is hosting Minister Andrea Orlando on Monday 13 July to discuss the reform of the Italian civil justice system.