The Kingdom of the Netherlands is a small, densely populated country with three island territories in the Caribbean. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government and parliament.
The Netherlands was one of the first countries in the world to have an elected parliament, and since 1848 it has been governed as a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy, organised as a unitary state.
The Netherlands is a founding member of the EU and part of the Eurozone, G-10, NATO, OECD, WTO and the trilateral Benelux economic union.
The Netherlands is a civil law country.
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
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.