“ We were lords, we will end up passing for poor wretches. This speech, taken aback by a great Parisian lawyer, sums up the great social and demographic gap within the largest bar in France, Paris counting 30,000 lawyers, or 50% of the profession.
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Indeed, if the capital has the largest global firms, with turnover amounting to several million euros, it also brews cohorts of lawyers sometimes living with difficulty in local justice, whether civil or criminal. It is they, sometimes very young lawyers, but also those with several “helm” years, who find themselves in the tornado of pension reform. Reform which leads to increases in charges to ultimately lead to pensions which are after all quite modest.
The classic action of demonstrating in the street has been chosen by many Parisian lawyers, with massive requests to postpone the hearings. But others, under the weight of difficulties
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