Regulation Directory project - Denmark

Legal Jurisdictions

Denmark

Lawyer Title(s)

Advokat

Regulator(s) of Admission

Lawyers are licensed by the Ministry of Justice, Civil and Police Department The Danish Bar and Law Society is responsible for holding the register of admitted lawyers

Contact/URL

http://www.justitsministeriet.dk/ministeriet/departementet/civilafdelingen   

Regulator(s) of Practice

The Danish Bar and Law Society (’Advokatsamfundet’) is responsible for the ongoing supervision of licensed lawyers.

Contact/URL

http://www.advokatsamfundet.dk/Service/English/Rules.aspx  

Disciplinary Authorities

The Council of the Bar and Law Society (investigating and prosecuting lawyers for disciplinary violations The Disciplinary Board ("Advokatnævnet") of the Danish Bar and Law Society

Contact/URL

http://advokatsamfundet.dk/Service/English/Organization/The%20Council.aspx

Primary Legislative Source

Danish Administration of Justice Act; cf. Consolidated Act No. 1255 of 16 November 2015

Contact/URL

https://www.retsinformation.dk/Forms/R0710.aspx?id=172923
https://www.advokatsamfundet.dk/Service/English/Rules/Bye-laws.aspx (most recent translation)