Vladimir Palamarciuc has authored the Study on the criteria of accession to the legal profession in Moldova

August, 29 2014

PFP alumnus of the Fall 2013, associate Vladimir Palamarciuc is the author of the Study on the criteria of accession to the legal profession in Moldova, conducted for accomplishing objective 3.2.4 (1) in the action plan of the Justice Sector Reform strategy, and recently published on the official website of the Ministry of Justice of the RM.

Vladimir has reviewed the existing criteria and provided a SWOT analysis of these, formulating recommendations for the alignment of the national framework to European and international standards of accession to the legal profession.

Specifically, Vladimir has investigated the practice and standards of admission employed by various European countries (i.e. Romania, Norway, and Scotland) and the United States (in particular, by the State of New Mexico) to draw his conclusions.

Among many, the author recommends establishing objective criteria for the evaluation of the candidates to the attorney profession, setting up a procedure and institutional framework for contesting Bar exam results, as well as improving the provisions on the legal status of trainee lawyers.

The recommendations are to serve as a basis for drafting relevant policy and legislative measures.



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