Enhancing Justice, Regulation and the Quality of Legal Services

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The Bar Council is the governing body of the legal profession in Gibraltar and lays down policy relating to all matters…


All Barristers and Solicitors in either private practice, industry or in Government are eligible and encouraged to join…

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As part of its strategy launched during the Autumn of 2015 the Bar Council is working on a programme…

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Barristers and solicitors are currently approved, admitted and enrolled as either Barristers or Solicitors…

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Gibraltar Bar Council promotes the Bar's high quality specialist advocacy and advisory services, fair access to justice for all, the highest standards of ethics, equality and diversity across the profession, and the development of business opportunities for lawyers.
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Opening of the Legal Year 2017

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The Opening of the Legal year 2017 saw its usual sequence of events in the Red Mass followed by the ceremonial opening at the Supreme Court of Gibraltar followed by…

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Council quarterly, issue 4: summer 2017

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The Council is pleased to release its fourth edition of the Council Quarterly newsletter, updating members of the profession and the public as to current events pertinent to the legal…

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Consultation on a Draft Code of Conduct for Legal Services

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The Bar Council together with Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar issued a consultation paper on a draft Legal Services Bill in the summer of 2016. The Government intends to publish…

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Council quarterly, issue 3: spring 2017

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The Council’s 3rd edition of the Council Quarterly newsletter is live and available to read here. This Spring’s edition features an interview with local in-house counsel, new Foundations legislation, upcoming…

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