Regulation Directory project - Botswana

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)

Legal practitioner and the titles advocate, attorney, notary or conveyancer may be used. All are covered by the Act. Practice as advocate or attorney is mutually exclusive. Attorneys may become notaries and conveyancers but must pass additional tests to hold that title.

Regulator(s) of Admission

Law Society of Botswana


Regulator(s) of Practice

Law Society of Botswana


Disciplinary Authorities

Executive Secretary of the Law Society of Botswana


Primary Legislative Source

Botswana Section 59 of the Legal Practitioners Act


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