legal status of a lawyer

Legal status of the lawyer: comparative analysis of the legislation of Ukraine and foreign countries

The comparative analysis of conceptual bases of the legal status of the lawyer in Ukraine and foreign countries is carried out. Particular attention is paid to the study of the independence of the lawyer as a fundamental condition for the practice of law. Based on the analysis of domestic and foreign legislation on advocacy, scientific and theoretical works, case law, international standards of the legal profession reveals the essence of the structural elements of the legal status of a lawyer (professional rights and responsibilities, guarantees of advocacy and liability of a lawyer).

Peculiarities of the legal status of a lawyer in the conditions of formation of civil society

A study of the nature of the category "legal status of a lawyer" has shown that it is one of the most fundamental and at the same time one of the most complex categories in jurisprudence. This is due to the fact that, on the one hand, this category has received a wide range of applications both in legal theory and in practice, and on the other - in modern legal science there is no single (universal) approach to understanding its essence.