Regulation Directory project - Peru

Legal Jurisdictions

Peru

Lawyer Title(s)

Abogado/a

Regulator(s) of Admission

Local bar associations

Contact/URL

https://www.hg.org/bar-associations-peru.asp    

Regulator(s) of Practice

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

Contact/URL

http://www.cal.org.pe/junta_decanos_peru.html    

Disciplinary Authorities

Superior Court of Lima and Bar Association of Peru

Contact/URL

http://www.peru.gob.pe/transparencia/pep_transparencia_lista_planes.asp?id_entidad=10051&id_tema=1#.VaZdKflViko

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Superior Court of Lima

Contact/URL

http://www.peru.gob.pe/transparencia/pep_transparencia_lista_planes.asp?id_entidad=10051&id_tema=1#.VaZdKflViko

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.

Contact/URL

http://www.ramajudicial.pr/reglas-de-conducta/Cap-1a.pdf