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The European Communities (Lawyer’s Practice) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Name of joint practice

9.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), where a registered European lawyer is a member of a joint practice in his home State, he may use the name of that practice with his home professional title when practising as a registered European lawyer.

(2) Rules of conduct of the professional body with which a registered European lawyer is registered may prohibit the use by him of the name of the joint practice of which he is a member in the home State to the extent that–

(a)that name is also used by persons who are not European lawyers or solicitors of any part of the United Kingdom; and

(b)those rules prohibit members of that professional body (whether or not practising as such) from using that name.

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