Romania is a unitary semi-presidential republic located in South-Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. It also borders with Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It covers 238,391 sq kms and with its 19.9 million inhabitants Romania is the seventh most populous country in Europe. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the Europe.

Romania joined the EU in 2008. It is also member of the NATO, IMF, WTO and the World Bank.

The Constitution of Romania is based on the Constitution of France's Fifth Republic.

The Romanian legal system is a civil law system.

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CCBE newsletter - October

The 66th CCBE newsletter is out - read more about the following topics:

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

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.

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Your contacts for this region are Alex Storer and Eleanor Farrow

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