CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
Austria
31.12.2011
5.715
Belgium
01.12.2011
Bulgaria
March 2012
16.904
(7.344 à l’
OBFG et
9560 à
l’OVB)
11.829
Cyprus
08.05.2012
2.424
1.126
Czech Republic
15.05.2012
9.730 (only
active
Czech
lawyers)
Denmark
25.04.2012
Estonia
Finland
Country
1.050 (number
of women EU
lawyers
registered
under
their
home country
professional
title
not
available)
-
82 (Bulgaria: 4, Germany: 46, Great Britain: 11,
Italy: 7, Netherlands: 1, Romania: 2, Slovenia: 1,
Spain: 1, Czech Republic: 3, Hungary: 4,
Liechtenstein: 1, Switzerland: 1)
5.671
3.670 (only
active Czech
women
lawyers)
34 (Czech republic – 8, Greece – 6, Germany 6, Austria -5, UK-4, Romania – 2, Poland – 1,
Spain -1, Italy - 1
50 (United Kingdom, Greece, Russia, Italy,
Romania, Italy, Austria, Bulgaria, Brussels,
Czech Republic)
116 (active) (Germany: 29, Austria: 11, Slovakia:
31, UK: 25, France: 3, Spain: 2, Italy: 4,
Belgium: 4, Cyprus: 2, Poland: 3, Romania: 1,
Bulgaria: 1)
1.775
16 (UK: 6, D: 5, I: 2, ES: 1, B: 1, S: 1)
01.01.2012
5.828 (EU
lawyers
inclusive)
792
341
14.05.2012
1.927
497
16 (Lithuania: 1, Latvia: 3, Italy: 1, Sweden: 3,
Finland: 5, Germany: 2, England: 1)
4 (Estonia, Spain, Great Britain, Finland)
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
0
670 avocats de l’UE (dont 520 membres d’un
barreau de l’OBFG et 150 membres d’un
barreau de l’OVB)
-
None
6 (4: UK, 2: Greece)
6 (aptitude test) + 11 who gained the status of a
Czech lawyer - advokát after practising the
profession of a lawyer in the Czech Republic for 3
years (Germany: 4 (aptitude test), Austria: 1
(aptitude test), Slovakia: 1 (aptitude test) + 11)
Are not registered separately, that is why statistics
cannot be offered
0
4 (Sweden: 1, Great Britain: 1, Germany: 2)
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CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
France
01.01.2011
53.744
Germany
Greece (statistics from
the Athens Bar
Association)
01.01.2012
12.11.2012
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
27.906
225 (89 du Royaume-Uni, 29 d’Allemagne, 29
d’Italie, 25 de Belgique, 15 d’Espagne, 8 du
Roumanie, 6 du Pays-Bas, 5 d’Irlande, 4 de
Suède, 4 de Grèce, 2 d’Autriche, 2 de Bulgarie,
2 de Luxembourg, 2 de Malte, 1 de Danemark, 1
de Portugal, 1 du République Tchèque)
158.426
21.776
51.585
12.228
30.11.2011
18.05.2012
12.381
968
5.416
276
Up to date statistics not yet approved
158 lawyers are registered in the Special Record
of European Lawyers of the Athens Bar
Association (64: England, 48: Cyprus, 23:
Germany, 5: Italy, 4: France, 2: Bulgaria, 3:
Switzerland, 1: Hungary, 2: Belgium, 2:
Romania, 2: Spain, 1: Slovakia)
134
1: Germany
667 (185 d’Allemagne, 96 du Royaume-Uni, 77 du
Belgique, 73 d’Italie, 44 d’Espagne, 28 de la
Grèce, 28 de Bulgarie, 27 du Portugal, 20 du
Pays-Bas, 19 de la Roumanie, 13 de
Luxembourg, 13 de la Pologne, 9 D’Autriche, 9 de
la Suède, 9 de Danemark, 6 du République
Tchèque, 2 de la Finlande, 2 de la Hongrie, 2 de
Lituanie, 2 de Slovénie, 1 d’Irlande, 1 de Lettonie,
1 de Slovaquie)
Up to date statistics not yet approved
28 lawyers in total that have gained admission to
the profession of lawyer in the host Member State
under article 10 of Directive 98/5, from them 12
are EU lawyers (3: France, 5: Germany, 4:
Cyprus, 1: Italy, 1: Spain, 1: Slovakia, 13:
England)
1 (Germany)
0
Bar Council
24.04.2012
2.253
904
N/A
N/A
Law Society
01.05.2012
9.572
4.742
0 admitted to date in 2012
Italy (statistics supplied
from 154 out of 165
Local Bars)
31.05.2012
233.852
107.720
9 (England & Wales: 2, France: 1, Germany: 1,
Poland: 1, Scotland: 2, Spain: 2)
2,002 (Albania: 1, Austria: 2, Brazil: 1, Bulgaria:
1, Vatican City: 1, Denmark: 2, France: 30,
Germany: 42, Greece: 4, Ireland: 3, The
Netherlands: 2, Poland: 3, Portugal: 3, UK: 37,
Romania: 15, Slovenia: 1, Spain: 1079, Sweden:
3, Switzerland: 3, Turkey: 1, Hungary: 2)
Latvia
12.11.2012
1.350
675
12 (Germany 3, Estonia 2, Switzerland 2,
Austria 1, Great Britain 1, Finland 1, France 1,
Italy 1)
1 (Germany)
Country
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
151 (Bulgaria: 2, Vatican city: 1, Germany: 24,
UK: 21, Ireland: 2, Malta: 1, The Netherlands: 1,
Romania: 2, Slovenia: 1, Spain: 92)
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CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
Liechtenstein
28.04.2012
189
19
Lithuania
01.01.2012
1.796
672
Barrea
u de
Luxe
mbour
g
22.06.2012
1.923
868
Barrea
u de
Diekir
ch
30.07.2012
34
16
Malta
20.11.2012
767
259
The Netherlands
Norway
02.05.2012
07.05.2012
16.942
7.580
7.206
2.460
Poland
February
2012
-
66 (Germany: 29, France: 9, Spain: 8, England:
6, Czech Republic: 7, Italy: 3, Belgium: 2,
Lithuania: 1, Bulgaria: 1)
10 (June 2011) (Germany: 8, Lithuania: 1, Italy: 1)
Portugal
11.05.2012
40.555
(30.147
legal
advisors,
10.408
advocates)
27.870
14.484
4 (3: Spain, 1: France)
Romania
20.12.2012
24.115
103 (Germany: 10, Austria: 1, UK: 7, Spain: 74,
France: 4, Italy: 1, Netherlands: 1, Romania: 1)
52 (Spain: 7, Italy: 7, Portugal: 2, Greece: 5,
Germany: 4, France: 5, Czech Republic: 5,
Austria: 4, UK: 5)
Country
Luxembourg
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
27 (1 from Great Britain, 5 from Germany, 21
from Austria)
12 (2: Estonia, 1: France, 1: Poland, 3: Latvia, 5:
Germany)
380 (France: 150, Allemagne: 81, Belgique: 76,
Royaume Uni: 12, Italie: 10, Irlande: 9, Espagne:
7, Pays Bas: 7, Grèce: 4, Luxembourg: 4,
Portugal: 3, Canada: 2, Suisses: 2, Litunie: 2,
Pologne: 2, Roumanie: 2, Slovenie: 2, Autriche:
1, Bulgarie:1, Camroun: 1, Hongrie: 1, Afrique
du Sud: 1.
1 (Allemagne)
12 (Italy: 3, Germany: 1, Sweden: 1,
Romania: 2, France: 1, UK: 3, Ireland: 1)
54
8 (2: Great Britain, 1: Poland, 1: Sweden, 2:
Germany, 1: Spain, 1: Greece)
2 (Austria)
-
-
0
N/A
N/A
4 (Italy: 2, Germany: 2)
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CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Country
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
Slovak Republic
26.04.2012
5.296
2.136
Slovenia
29.02.2012
824
593
Spain
31.10.2011
180.869
(130.038
en
exercice)
40,2%
Sweden
27.04.2012
5.146
1.310
Switzerland
25.04.2012
9.210
members
(8.864
active
members +
346
passive
members)
2.324
members
(2.212 active
members
+
112
passive
members)
December
2011
SelfEmployed
Barristers:
12.674
Self-Employed
Barristers:
4.107
United
Kingdom
England &
Wales: Bar
Council
Employed
Barristers:
2.907
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
181 (124: Czech Republic, 25: Austria, 10:
Germany, 4: Italy, 6: UK, 4: Belgium, 2: Poland,
2: Romania, 2: Spain, 1: Bulgaria)
14 (10 from Austria, 1 from Germany, 1 from
France, 1 from Italy)
1,8% d’avocats étrangers inscrits au Barreau
(Avocats inscrits 2010 /2011 (informations
partielles): 1 Écosse, 2 Royaume Uni, 2
Romanie, 1 Bulgarie, 2 Italie, 5 France, 1 Pays
Bas, 7 Allemagne, 1 Belgique)
18 (Denmark: 1, Finland: 5, France: 1, Germany:
3, Great Britain: 4, Greece: 1, Iceland: 1,
Poland: 1, Spain: 1)
364 (50% Germany, 20% Italy, 15% France, 8%
UK, 5% Spain, 2 % other countries)
Self-Employed: 8, employed: 1 (Greek 1,
Brussels 1, French 1, Malta 1, Bulgaria 1,
Romania 1, German 2, not known 1)
0
0
216 (chiffre donnée par le Conseil Espagnol entre
2001 et juillet 2012): 101 Allemagne, 6 Pays Bas,
4 Norvège, 1 Danemark, 41 Royaume Uni, 6
Belgique, 22 Italie, 17 France, 1 Islande, 5
Portugal, 2 Suisse, 3 Suède, 5 Roumanie, 1
Autriche, 1 Bulgarie
10 (Germany: 5, Great Britain: 4, the Netherlands:
1)
Approx. 60 (Germany, France, Italy and Austria)
None
Employed
Barristers:
1.377
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
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CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
31.07.2011
159.524
solicitors on
the
Roll
including
121.933
with
practising
certificates
70.181 female
solicitors
on
the
Roll
including
56.720
with
practising
certificates
-
Northern
Ireland:
Law
Society
Scotland:
Faculty of
Advocates
31/10/2012
2.657
active
Solicitors
1.248 active
Female
Solicitors
-
02/11/2012
454
119
0
0
Scotland:
Law
Society
31.10.2012
13.282
(10.743
members
entitled to
practice)
6.576 (5,200
Female
members
entitled to
practice)
1
2 from Italy
Country
England &
Wales:
Law
Society
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
1.363 (in the period August 2010 - July 2011)
Northern
Ireland:
Bar
Council
-
Associate and Observer Member States
Albania
Armenia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Croatia
Former Yugoslav
Republic Of
Macedonia (FYROM)
26.04.2012
11.05.2012
1.149
885
451
238
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
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CCBE LAWYERS’ STATISTICS 2012
Country
Georgia
Moldova
Montenegro
Serbia
Turkey
Ukraine
Date of
validity of
the
statistics
Total no°
of lawyer
members
of the Bar
Total n° of
women
lawyer
members of
the Bar
31.10.2012
1.750
500
Not applicable
10 (9 lawyers in Romania and 1 lawyer in Italy)
30.05.2012
8.120
1 (Slovenia)
1 (USA)
31.12.2011
46.174
Approx. 2,832
(34,88%)
28.081
Not applicable
Not applicable
December 2012 - Data furnished by the CCBE delegations
No° of EU lawyers registered under their
home-country professional title (Art. 2 of
Directive 98/5/EC) and their origins
No° of EU lawyers that have gained
admission in the host Member State
under Art. 10 of Directive 98/5/EC and
their origins
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