*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Concise Aut. opinion No. 10-A-10 of 27 May 2010 on the introduction of the lawyer's countersignature for private documents Following the conclusions of the Report on the Legal Professions resulting from the work of the commission chaired by Jean-Michel Darrois, the Government tabled a bill on 17 March 2010 on the National Assembly's bureau to modernise the regulated judicial and legal professions, providing in particular for the introduction into French law of the lawyer's countersignature of private deeds. The objective of this reform is to strengthen the legal security of private law contracts by encouraging parties to contact a lawyer for the
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