Regulation Directory project - Uruguay

Legal Jurisdictions

Uruguay

Lawyer Title(s)

Abogado/a

Regulator(s) of Admission

Ministry of Education and Culture (for recognition of degree -only for Private Universities) and the Supreme Court of Justice (for admission).

Contact/URL

http://www.poderjudicial.gub.uy/institucional/poder-judicial/suprema-corte-de-justicia.html   

Regulator(s) of Practice

Supreme Court of Justice

Contact/URL

http://www.poderjudicial.gub.uy/institucional/poder-judicial/suprema-corte-de-justicia.html  

Disciplinary Authorities

Supreme Court of Justice

Contact/URL

http://www.poderjudicial.gub.uy/institucional/poder-judicial/suprema-corte-de-justicia.html

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Colegio de Abogados del Uruguay

Contact/URL

http://www.colegiodeabogados.org/2011/

Primary Legislative Source

Law 15.750

Contact/URL

http://www.impo.com.uy/bases/leyes/15750-1985