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Lawyers’ price-fixing challenged in EC

A formal complaint concerning price-fixing of lawyers’ fees in Cyprus has been submitted to the European Commission on behalf of George Lambis – a Greek Cypriot and the Financial Director of a national charity in the UK.

Lawyers to face price-fixing challenge

A formal legal complaint against the Cyprus Bar Association at the European Competition Commission is planned by an organisation that is challenging the price-fixing of lawyers’ fees in Cyprus for out-of-court cases.

Cyprus Bar Association in the dock

The Cyprus Bar Association’s minimum fees for out-of-court work violate the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union; a formal legal complaint against the Association at the European Commission is planned.

Cyprus Bar Association fails to deliver justice

Although the Bar Association’s Disciplinary Board ordered a Paphos-based lawyer to repay her client €7,500, it appears that the Board is either unable or unwilling to enforce the order.

Bar Association fines lawyer for misconduct

Paphos lawyer Emily Lemoniati has been fined for misconduct by the Cyprus Bar Association after breaching her client’s instructions and the Association’s code of professional ethics.

Bar Association’s Disciplinary Board in the dock

Reports of “crooked” lawyers, particularly in Paphos, are widespread; but what hope is there for justice when the Bar Association’s Disciplinary Board appears unable to address complaints in a timely manner?

Dear Mr Attorney-General

In an open letter to the Cyprus Attorney General, Petros Clerides, Gavin Jones wants to know what it will take to get a reply to his complaint filed with the Disciplinary Board of Advocates a year ago.

Revised Title Deed legislation hits snag

The much-anticipated bills to resolve the Title Deed issues have hit a snag, after it emerged yesterday that not all concerned had been properly consulted during the preparation of the legislation.

Cyprus Bar to advise lawyers after landmark ruling

Following a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Cyprus which found a Cypriot lawyer professionally negligent, the Cyprus Bar Association has determined to advise its members accordingly.

Cyprus Bar Association to mull over landmark ruling

Following last month’s landmark Supreme Court ruling, the Cyprus Bar Association is to meet and decide what position to take on the matter.

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