Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy, with the Monarch as the head of state. The country's estimated population was 9,743,087 in 2014 and is the thirteenth largest economy in the world. The Swedish legal system is based a civil law. The country is home to over 2,700 law firms and approximately 4500 lawyers. Sweden join the European Union in 1995.
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.