Regulation Directory project - Gambia

Legal Jurisdictions

The Gambia

Lawyer Title(s)

Legal Practitioners

Regulator(s) of Admission

General Legal Council (Chief Justice, Attorney General, nominees of the Gambian Bar Association plus some other members).


Regulator(s) of Practice

General Legal Council


Disciplinary Authorities

Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council



Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

The court of appeal and courts of the Gambia at large (superior courts, high courts, magistrates courts)


Primary Legislative Source

The Legal Practitioners Act 1985