Regulation Directory project - Zimbabwe

Legal Jurisdictions

Zimbabwe

Lawyer Title(s)

Legal Practitioner/Advocate/Attorney

Regulator(s) of Admission

The High Court of Zimbabwe

Contact/URL

http://www.jsc.org.zw/index.php/court-addresses-judges/high-court   

Regulator(s) of Practice

The Law Society of Zimbabwe (replaced previous bar association in 1981.) Ethical codes include Section 23 of Legal Practitioners Act.

Contact/URL

http://www.parlzim.gov.zw/attachments/article/114/LEGAL_PRACTITIONERS_ACT_27_07.pdf

Disciplinary Authorities

Law Society of Zimbabwe (Disciplinary and Ethics Committee) Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal. (comprises of Two High Court Judges and Two Legal Practitioners)

Contact/URL

http://www.jsc.org.zw/index.php/court-addresses-judges/high-court http://www.lawsociety.org.zw/ 

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

The High Court of Zimbabwe.

Contact/URL

http://www.jsc.org.zw/index.php/court-addresses-judges/high-court

Primary Legislative Source

Legal Practitioners Act, Title 27.

Contact/URL

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/25158819/legal-practitioners-act-vol27-no07-zimbabwe-parliament