Romania

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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How to practise in Romania

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Your contacts for this region are Alex Storer and Eleanor Farrow

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International Policy Adviser: Europe

alex.storer@lawsociety.org.uk

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International Policy Assistant: Europe and the CIS

eleanor.farrow@lawsociety.org.uk