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Regulation Directory project - Mexico

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)

Abogado/a (lawyer); Licenciado/a en Derecho

Regulator(s) of Admission

Ministry of Public Education through the General Office of Professions


Regulator(s) of Practice

Mexican Bar Association ? (Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados)? Illustrious and National College of Attorneys (?Ilustre y Nacional ?Colegio de Abogados )


Disciplinary Authorities

Honour Tribunal of the Mexican Bar Association, but MBA is voluntary. ?Mexican Prosecutor and Judiciary (in cases of crimes related ?to advocacy practice)


Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

The Bar is an independent, autonomous body with regulatory powers to extend as granted by the law. It is under the surveillance of the Ministry of Justice.


Primary Legislative Source

The Federal Law on the Practice of Professions in the Federal District (Ley Reglamentaria del Artículo 5o. Constitucional, Relativo al Ejercicio de las Profesiones en el Distrito Federal).