Sweden

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.

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How to practise in Sweden

Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. It has three levels of government: national, regional and local. The national law-making body is the Riksdag (a unicameral parliament) with 349 members. Law proposals are formulated by the Ministries and then passed on to the Parliament. The Ministry of Justice has ...

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