Regulation Directory project - Peru

Legal Jurisdictions


Lawyer Title(s)


Regulator(s) of Admission

Local bar associations


Regulator(s) of Practice

Junta de Decanos de los Colegios de abogados del Peru (Board of Deans of law Associations of Peru)


Disciplinary Authorities

Superior Court of Lima and Bar Association of Peru


Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Superior Court of Lima


Primary Legislative Source

The 1997 Código de Ética y Responsibilidad Profesional del Abogado (Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Lawyers) updated in 2012. This Code regulates all bar associations in the country, in every field of the practice of law. To practise law in Peru it is a requirement to be a member of a bar association in the country.


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