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Are There Lawyers in China? - China Law in One Minute

Are There Lawyers in China? - China Law in One Minute

 

Yes, there are lawyers in China.

By the end of 2019, there were more than 473,000 practicing lawyers in China, an increase of 11.8% over 2018. 

According to the Lawyers Law of China (2017), in China, a lawyer refers to a practitioner who has obtained a lawyer’s practice certificate and is authorized or appointed by the client to provide legal services.

The number of Chinese lawyers in recent years is as follows:

 

Reference(s):

Lawyers Law of China (2017): Article 2

 

 

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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