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London Office Information
In England and Wales, the firm practices as Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP. Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP is a limited liability partnership organised under the laws of the State of New York (F040202000739), is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and is an affiliate of Arnold & Porter LLP, a limited liability partnership organised under the laws of the District of Columbia. Its principal place of business is at Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HQ. A list of the firm's partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at the above address. All partners are either solicitors, registered European lawyers, registered foreign lawyers or barristers.
A copy of the Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007 which sets out the Rules of Professional Conduct which apply to solicitors is available on the Solicitors Regulation Authority's website www.sra.org.uk.
Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but is able, in certain circumstances, to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because it is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services it has been engaged to provide.
Brussels Office Information
Arnold & Porter (Brussels) LLP is a limited liability partnership, organized under the laws of the State of New York, that is regulated by the Brussels Bar. It is an affiliate of Arnold & Porter LLP, a limited liability partnership that is organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, which does not itself practise in Brussels. The Brussels office is located at
1, Rue du Marquis -
B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM
Telephone: +32 (0)2 290 7800
Fax: +32 (0)2 290 7899
VAT number: BE 860923401
The Belgian lawyers practicing at Arnold & Porter (Brussels) LLP are admitted to practice as lawyers and are members of the Brussels Bar, List A, under the professional title "advocaat" or "avocat."
Arnold & Porter (Brussels) LLP also includes a number of lawyers from other jurisdictions who are members of or are registered with the Brussels Bar, List E or B, and are members of foreign Bars. A mention of the bar admission(s) of each Arnold & Porter (Brussels) LLP's lawyer can be found in his/her biography in the "Biographies" section of this web site.
The following are links to the professional rules applicable to Arnold & Porter (Brussels) LLP's lawyers.
The Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union may be accessed at http://www.ccbe.org.
The profession of "advocaat/avocat" is regulated by Articles 428-508 of the Belgian Judicial Code ("Gerechtelijk Wetboek"/"Code judiciaire") accessible at www.juridat.be. Professional rules applicable to lawyers who are members of or are registered with the Brussels Bar are available at:
The professional rules for the Brussels Bar French-language Order are available at http://www.barreaudebruxelles.be/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=84&Itemid=106
The professional rules for the Brussels Bar Dutch-language Order are available at http://www.baliebrussel.be/nl/ik-ben-noab-lid/reglementen-codex-en-resoluties
The profession of "advokat" in the Czech Republic is regulated by the Legal Profession Act and by the Professional Regulations. The professional code of conduct is regulated by Bulletin No.3/1999 - Rules of Professional Ethics and the Rules of Competition of Lawyers. Professional rules applicable to lawyers who are members of or are registered with the Czech Bar are available at www.cak.cz.
The profession of "Advokat" is regulated by Chapter 12 of the Administration of Justice Act ("Retsplejeloven"). A Danish language version of those provisions is available at http://www.advokatsamfundet.dk/Default.aspx?ID=11856.
The Act mandates the Danish Bar and Law Society to supervise the legal profession. The Law Society has adopted a mandatory Code of Conduct for lawyers, an English language version of which is available at http://www.advokatsamfundet.dk/Service/English/Rules/Code%20of%20Conduct%20as%20of%201st%20October%202011.aspx
England and Wales
The professional conduct of solicitors is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007 can be found at http://www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct.page.
The profession of "avvocato" is regulated by numerous Italian laws and government decrees, the main provisions of which can be found in Royal Decree Law No. 1578/1933. The professional code of conduct (Codice Deontologico Forense) applicable to lawyers who are members of or are registered with an Italian Bar is available at www.consiglionazionaleforense.it.
The profession of "avocat" is regulated by the Law No. 51 of 7 Jun 1995 and its ulterior modifications. A Romanian language version of this Law is available on the web site of National Association of Romanian Bars - www.uar.ro.
The profession of "abogado" in Spain is regulated by a Royal Decree of June 22, 2001 (Royal Decree Law No. 658/2001, entitled Estatuto General de la Abogacía Española). The Consejo General de la Abogacía Española is the body coordinating and representing the various Bar Associations existing in Spain. The professional code of conduct (Código deontológico) applicable to lawyers who are registered with a Spanish Bar was approved on June 30, 2000 by the Consejo General de la Abogacía Española. This code, together with the royal decree regulating the profession, is available at www.cgae.es.
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