Professional services regulation: lawyers or other licensed conveyancers

AuthorBergsaker, Trygve
Consum er mar ket stud y on the fun ctio ning of the r eal estate servi ces for consum ers in the EU Coun try Fiche Norw ay
8. Professional services r egulation: lawyers or ot her licensed conveyancers ( only r elevant if legally admit t ed to perform real
est ate t ransact ions and/ or to assist the conclusion of tenan cy agr eements)
8.1 Mar ket entry and st ruct ure regulation
Ta ble 18: Mar ke t e nt ry and st ruc ture re gu lat ion
Regu lati on
Subj ect ive re qui rem en ts
Cond itions (diplomas, exam s, concou rs) requ ired to
becom e a lawy er in y our count ry.
Five y ear (3+ 2) ma ster degr ee in law . Tw o y ears pra ctice to
have ad vocate l icence
Ob ject ive re qui rem ent s
Do num eru s clause s and ot her ob ject ive r equir emen ts
exist ?
No num erous clauses or ot her obj ecti ve r equir emen ts
Cit ize nsh ip req uir em en ts
Are f oreign candid ates adm itt ed de iur e and also de facto
un der th e sam e con dition s as n ational s?
Yes; if f orei gn l aw deg ree: k nowled ge o f Norw egia n Law is
req uired in ord er t o be adm itt ed t o t he b ar
I nt er -p rof ession al
coo per at ion
Are for ms of c ollab orat ion bet ween law yer s an d ot her
pr ofessionals allow ed and usual?
Allo wed, n ot v ery usual
Busin ess st ru ctu re
Are law yer associat ion s/co rporati ons all owed ?
Geog raph ical l imit atio ns
Are t here lim itat ions w ith r espect to t he area in which the
law yer can ex erci se his/ her act ivi ties ( e.g. at th e r egion al
or m unicipal level )?
Are t hese limit ation restricted to speci fic t asks?

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