Regulation Directory project - Bahrain

Legal Jurisdictions

Bahrain

Lawyer Title(s)

Advocate

Regulator(s) of Admission

Bahraini advocates must be licensed by the Ministry of Justice if they are sole practitioners or head up a partnership of law firm. Other lawyers working for them do not need to be individually licensed by the Ministry of Justice but must have a licence from the MOIC instead

Contact/URL

Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Waqf (moj.gov.bh)

Regulator(s) of Practice

Ministry of Justice

Contact/URL

Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Waqf (moj.gov.bh)

Disciplinary Authorities

Ministry of Justice

Contact/URL

Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Waqf (moj.gov.bh)

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Ministry of Justice

Contact/URL

Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Waqf (moj.gov.bh)

Primary Legislative Source

The Legal Profession Act of 17 January 1981 and the Legal Practice Act 1980

Contact/URL

http://www.moj.gov.bh/en/Print_pfeec.html?printid=965

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