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Cyprus let off the hook

Following Cyprus’ action to abrogate the law requiring lawyers to charge a minimum fee for out-of-court work, the EC has closed infringement proceedings against Cyprus and an antitrust investigation.

Lawyers minimum fees in the bin

The Cyprus Bar Association has been forced to repeal rules that required lawyers to charge prescribed minimum fees for their out-of-court work rather than competing against each other on price.

Lawyers’ price-fixing challenge success

The complaint by ‘Fairness in Fees’ to the European Commission challenging price-fixing by the Cyprus Bar Association (CBA) has been successful; their minimum fee regulations will soon be consigned to the bin.

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.

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.

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