EC wages war on harsh rules restricting lawyers services

Nuthall, Keith
November 2005
Lawyer;11/28/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the European Commission's warning to European Union countries that it will act against tough entrance restrictions and rules limiting services offered by lawyers. The pledge comes as the Commission stages a competition review of professional services. A proportionality test is proposed to determine in existing restrictive professional regulations and rules can be objectively justified.


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