Practice law in Argentina


Azerty

Hey all,

I have almost finished my law studies in the Netherlands. To qualify as a lawyer here I would have to do a professional training for three years, but I'd much rather move to Argentina. Can anyone tell me if there is some way for me to be admitted to practice law, e.g. by conversion of my Dutch law degree (= LL.B. + LL.M.)? I just found out that for example in Spain this is possible.

Alternatively, what would I have to do, would a two year maestria suffice or would I (also) have to do a whole undergraduate degree of five years?

Thanks a lot!

Hey all,

I have almost finished my law studies in the Netherlands. To qualify as a lawyer here I would have to do a professional training for three years, but I'd much rather move to Argentina. Can anyone tell me if there is some way for me to be admitted to practice law, e.g. by conversion of my Dutch law degree (= LL.B. + LL.M.)? I just found out that for example in Spain this is possible.

Alternatively, what would I have to do, would a two year maestria suffice or would I (also) have to do a whole undergraduate degree of five years?

Thanks a lot!
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It might be possible to converse your Dutch degree. You should contact the Dutch Embassy in Argentina and ask how is the process. I assume you will have to enroll in a university an obtain a law degree.

As you said, the degree in law takes aprox. 5 years. In order to see if it is possible to avoid the 5 full years, you should contact universities and see if, as part of the conversion process, they recognize you some of the courses you took in the Netherlands, so you dont have to take them again (or at least, dont take them entirely).

Once you receive your degree you can practice law, you dont have to take any Bar exam or do any practice. It is not necessary to have a Maestría. The Maestría alone wont allow you to practice law.

It might be possible to converse your Dutch degree. You should contact the Dutch Embassy in Argentina and ask how is the process. I assume you will have to enroll in a university an obtain a law degree.

As you said, the degree in law takes aprox. 5 years. In order to see if it is possible to avoid the 5 full years, you should contact universities and see if, as part of the conversion process, they recognize you some of the courses you took in the Netherlands, so you dont have to take them again (or at least, dont take them entirely).

Once you receive your degree you can practice law, you dont have to take any Bar exam or do any practice. It is not necessary to have a Maestría. The Maestría alone wont allow you to practice law.
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Azerty

Thanks Scholarship.

Five more years of studying law is a bit much, after I've already done five..

And what if I first qualify as a lawyer? Is there a possibility for foreign lawyers to get admitted to the Argentina bar by taking a sort of conversion course/exam like e.g. in the UK?

Thanks Scholarship.

Five more years of studying law is a bit much, after I've already done five..

And what if I first qualify as a lawyer? Is there a possibility for foreign lawyers to get admitted to the Argentina bar by taking a sort of conversion course/exam like e.g. in the UK?

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