Regulation Directory project - Cyprus

Legal Jurisdictions

Cyprus

Lawyer Title(s)

Δικηγ?ρoς (Dikigoros/lawyer)

Regulator(s) of Admission

The Legal Council, which is a regulatory body chaired by the Attorney General and comprising representatives of the Bar Council and other practising attorneys.

Contact/URL

http://www.cyprusbarassociation.org/v1/index.php/el/    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Both the Legal Council and the Bar Council are involved in issuing licences to individuals and law firms. The Legal Council is a regulatory body chaired by the Attorney General and comprising representatives of the Bar Council and other practising attorneys.

Contact/URL

http://www.cyprusbarassociation.org/v1/index.php/el/

Disciplinary Authorities

The Disciplinary Board which includes the Attorney General as Chair and the President of the Bar Association

Contact/URL

http://www.cyprusbarassociation.org/v1/index.php/el/

The Advocates Law 1961 (as amended)

Law on the Legal Profession (Zakon o odvjetništvu, Official Gazette "Narodne novine" No. 9/94, dated January 27, 1994 and No. 117 dated October 13, 2008

Contact/URL

http://www.ccbe.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/NTCdocument/cyprus_enpdf1_1193994690.pdf