Legal practices and law firms

Register of legal practices

Pursuant to section 61 of the Legal Profession Act (LPA), lawyers providing legal services as sole practitioners must so do via sole proprietorship registered under Law No. 19/2014 (Sole Proprietorship Act) and subsequently registered with the Bar Council.

For the purposes of the LPA, these sole proprietorships are designated as “Legal Practices”.

Register of law firms

Pursuant to s62 LPA, lawyers collectively providing legal services must so do via partnership created under Law No. 13/2011 (Partnership Act) and subsequently registered with the Bar Council.

Practitioner registration

Practitioners may register via this form:

https://bit.ly/2Vxf5zw