Christian LEMKE 

Platforms are the major players in a collaborative economy. These platforms allow lawyers and clients to connect easily. However, how can a contractual relationship between lawyers and a platform be organised, particularly if the platform is not owned by a lawyer? What impact will this have on the relationship between the lawyer and their client? Professional secrecy, the prohibition of fee sharing with non-lawyers or of referral fees. Are the rules of conduct still appropriate or applicable?