Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 18 May 2017

Jean-Philippe Lahorgue v Ordre des avocats du barreau de Lyon and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de grande instance de Lyon

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Freedom to provide services — Directive 77/249/EEC — Article 4 — Practice of the legal profession — Router for accessing the private virtual network for lawyers (RPVA) — Router for RPVA access — Refusal to issue to a lawyer registered at a Bar of another Member State — Discriminatory measure

Case C-99/16


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
07/07/2017 Lahorgue
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:391
18/05/2017 Lahorgue
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:391
18/05/2017 Lahorgue
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:107
09/02/2017 Lahorgue
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Application (OJ)
22/04/2016 Lahorgue
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.01 The various services


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 56 : paragraphs 24, 26, 29, 30, 42
  • TFEU, Article 57 : paragraph 30
  • TFEU, Article 57 -L3 : paragraphs 24, 42
  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraphs 21, 22
  • Directive 77/249 : paragraph 30
  • Directive 77/249 -A04 : paragraphs 1, 3, 19, 22, 42
  • Directive 77/249 -A04P1 : paragraph 25
  • Directive 77/249 -A05 : paragraph 4
  • Directive 77/249 -A07P1 : paragraph 5
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -33/74 -N11 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -33/74 -N12 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -33/74 -N14 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -427/85 -N13 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -294/89 -N25 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -289/02 -N29 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -94/04 -N61 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -94/04 -N64 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -678/11 -N42 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -367/12 -N39 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -672/13 -N29 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -66/15 -N22 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -66/15 -N24 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -429/15 -N36 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -99/16 : paragraph 35

Operative part

  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 56
  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 57 -L3
  • Interprets : Directive 77/249 -A04

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/02/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 09/02/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

18/05/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 239 from 24.07.2017, p.12

Application: OJ C 165 from 10.05.2016, p.7

Name of the parties

Lahorgue

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Jánošíková, Martina: Voľný pohyb advokátskych služieb a informatizácia súdnictva, Bulletin slovenskej advokácie 2017 n° 6 p.29-31 (SK)
  2. Rigaux, Anne: Directive « Avocats », Europe 2017 Juillet Comm. nº 264 p.32-34 (FR)
  3. Vojířová, Lenka: K problematice omezení volného pohybu služeb advokátů, Bulletin advokacie 2017 nº 4 p.44-45 (CS)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Tribunal de grande instance de Lyon - France

Subject-matter

  • Freedom to provide services

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bay Larsen

Advocate General

Wathelet

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French