Regulation Directory project - Botswana

Legal Jurisdictions

Botswana

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

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.bw/about.php    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Law Society of Botswana

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.bw/about.php

Disciplinary Authorities

Executive Secretary of the Law Society of Botswana

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.bw/council.php

Primary Legislative Source

Botswana Section 59 of the Legal Practitioners Act

Contact/URL

http://static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/723732/25889608/1422112488603/ch61-01+LEGAL+PRACTITIONERS.pdf?token=ovQ8REDNrsM9Hy4ZHEoleHw0iG8%3D