Regulation Directory project - Pakistan

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)

Advocate Simplicitor/ Advocate of the High Courts/ Advocate of Supreme Court

Regulator(s) of Admission

Pakistan Bar Council admit persons, fulfilling the requirements of law, as Advocates entitled to practice before the Supreme Court of Pakistan.


Regulator(s) of Practice

Provincial Bar Councils regulate advocates within their respective regions, with the Pakistan Bar Council supervision this regulation.


Disciplinary Authorities

The Disciplinary Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council will make all disciplinary decisions regarding advocates within the country, including removal from the roll.


Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Supreme Court of Pakistan


Primary Legislative Source

Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act, 1973 and Pakistan Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Rules, 1976.


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