Become a lawyer
University education and training
Those seeking to enter the legal profession must hold a doctorate or degree in law (or equivalent within the European Union), obtained upon successfully completing five years of university studies.
Taking the oath
A budding lawyer, put forward by a lawyer who has been included on the register for at least 5 years, takes the oath required by law at an appeal court. He/she is then registered on the list of trainees, unless a substantiated refusal is issued by the Bar of lawyers.
By clicking here, you will access a specimen form which you can fill in if you're looking for a training employer: it will automatically be passed to the Employers' and Training Committee of the Bar of Liège.
Should you wish to add a C.V. and supporting letter, send an e-mail to Click here to show mail address as well.
Your application as a trainee will then be distributed over the extranet of the Bar of Liège, which can be accesssd by Liège lawyers.
Some law firm might be seeking a trainee, but without their requirement appearing at the chatroom. Others might omit to consult the chatroom available on the extranet. It is therefore advisable to send an application letter and C.V. to those law firms that arouse your interest.
For further information and advice about trainee positions, the Employers' and Training Committee is at your service: Click here to show mail address.