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Regulation of the legal profession in Belgium: overview

Regulation of the legal profession in Belgium: overview

Regulation of the legal profession in Belgium: overview

04.09.2019 BE law

Oliver Stevens and Sophie Bourgois co-authored an article on the regulation of the legal profession in Belgium.

​Oliver Stevens and Sophie Bourgois co-authored an article entitled “Regulation of the legal profession in Belgium: overview", published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law. The Q&A gives a high-level overview of the key practical issues including required qualifications for both domestic and foreign legal professionals; legal professional structures; national regulators; legal professional insurance and client protection; confidentiality and legal professional privilege; legal fees and fee regulation; client money; and notaries.

A link to the contribution can be found here.

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