The evolution of the lawyer profession in Romania

Article published in the magazine The Investor (collection number, December 2008 – January 2009).

Incipient forms of the lawyer profession existed since long time in the Romanian States. The recognition and regulation, since the Fanariot era, of the right to defense in front of the judges, the expression of the “most absolute and abstract judicial liberalism”, as Alexandru Herlea in his work “Law History Studies”, evoluated with the evolution of the judicial systems.