Each country spreadsheet contains contact details of the national regulator and, if separate, the relevant national or local bar associations. Weblinks to these organisations are provided where possible within the database.
Beyond this information, the following links may also be useful to those seeking more information on this topic:
APEC - Legal Services Inventory
Contains information gathered under the auspices of APEC “to enhance transparency of requirements and procedures for professional legal services providers to practice foreign law across APEC economies, identify information gaps, and aid in the development of best practices for the regulation of foreign lawyers”.
OECD – Indicators of regulatory conditions in professional services
This study contains useful information on key regulatory conditions for legal services providers in OECD countries and a number of other major economies. It contains a snapshot of the state of play in 1996, 2003 and 2008.
World Bank – Services Trade Restrictiveness Index
This provides a comparative index of openness to foreign providers of legal, and other, services. It focuses on 3 modes of delivery (cross-border, commercial presence and presence of natural persons.
World Trade Organisation – services database
Provides access to services schedules of member countries