Regulation Directory project - Pakistan

Legal Jurisdictions

Pakistan

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.

Contact/URL

http://pakistanbarcouncil.org/    

Regulator(s) of Practice

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

Contact/URL

http://pakistanbarcouncil.org/provincial/    

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.

Contact/URL

http://pakistanbarcouncil.org/committees/

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Supreme Court of Pakistan

Contact/URL

http://www.supremecourt.gov.pk/web/

Primary Legislative Source

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

Contact/URL

http://pakistanbarcouncil.org/category/acts-rules/