Legal environment within the eu: Free movement of lawyers and legal services

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Authors of the present article analyze legislation of the European Union on provision of legal services in another EU member state. This article also examines case law of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, consequently revealing problems of applying the analyzed legislation in practice. The authors pay special attention to the analysis of the norms, provided in the Law on Advocacy of the Republic of Lithuania, which are related to establishment and provision of services of other EU member states in the Republic of Lithuania, and critically evaluate the compliance of certain norms of the Law to the requirements of the European Union legislation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-37
Number of pages8
JournalBusiness: Theory and Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009



  • Free movement of advocates and lawyers
  • Free movement of persons
  • Freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services
  • Law of the European Union

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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