Associazione Nazionale Forense
(National Lawyers’ Association, Italy) is a free, democratic and independent lawyers’ association. It is a non-profit association and is one of the twenty autonomous associations adhering to Confprofessioni. It works to affirm the inviolable right of defense, which is a fundamental prerequisite for the democratic development of the country in respect of constitutional principles, fundamental rights and European Union legislation. It pursues a trade union activity, targeted directly at its members and indirectly at all lawyers, through the protection of the common interests of the liberal professions as a whole.