Regulation Directory project - Colombia

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)


Regulator(s) of Admission

The “Consejo Superior de la Judicatura” is the national authority in charge of issuing licenses for individual lawyers.


Regulator(s) of Practice

Consejo Superior de la Judicatura


Disciplinary Authorities

Consejo Superior de la Judicatura



Primary Legislative Source

Decree 196 of 1971 (Statute for the Practice of Law)

Decree 1137 of 1971 (This Decree regulates some provisions of Decree 196 of 1971)

Law 1123 of 2007 (Disciplinary Code of the Legal Profession)


Join the IBA

Expand your international network, gain new business and learn about the latest legal developments through IBA digital content and events, with IBA membership. Available for individuals, students, law firms, bar associations and corporations.

Find out more