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Sweden

Advokat (Sweden)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Advokat
    Translation(s):
    Advocate (EN)
    Country:
    Sweden
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:
    Rättegångsbalken (1942:740), främst 8 kap. The Swedish Code of Judicial Procedure (1942:740), primarily Chapter 8. http://www.sweden.gov.se/content/1/c6/02/77/78/30607300.pdf
    Useful link:
    http://www.advokatsamfundet.se/templates/StartPage.aspx?id=12

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 77/249/EEC
    Additional information :
    DIRECTIVE 98/5/EC
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Tillhandahållande av juridiska tjänster under titeln advokat.
    Translation(s):
    Provision of legal services under the title "advokat". (EN)
The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals, contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.