Supreme Court Decision – Jambar v AG & GLC 2017

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POCA Regulations & Guidelines now in effect

Attorneys-at-Law are advised that the claims for declarations by the Jamaican Bar Association in Claim No. 2014 HCV 0772, wherein it was alleged that the Constitution was contravened by the extension of Part V of the Proceeds of Crime Act, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for the Legal Profession

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Practising Law in Jamaica without a Practising Certificate

The General Legal Council (GLC) has various statutory mandates and responsibilities pursuant to the Legal Profession Act, including the upholding of standards of professional conduct and the application of those standards to attorneys-at-law in Jamaica in order to regulate the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Amendments to Legislation re Advertising

Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) (Amendment) Rules, 2016 Full screen view … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Practising Certificate Fees 2017

NOTICE TO ALL ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW By Section 5(2) of the Legal Profession Act, a person shall not practise as a lawyer except by virtue of and in accordance with a practising certificate which shall be issued by the General Legal Council … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Firearms Prohibited at Hearings

Please be notified that Members of the Public and Attorneys-at-law are prohibited from taking firearms to Hearings of the General Legal Council’s Disciplinary Committee. signed Secretary Disciplinary Committee General Legal Council October 6, 2016 … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

CLPD Credits – Amendment to Legislation

TO:             All Attorneys-at-Law and CLPD Providers This is to notify you that the General Legal Council has decided to amend paragraph 9A(1) of the Legal Profession (Continuing Legal Profession Development) Regulations 2013 to increase the number of credits that can … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Practicing Certificate Renewal

The General Legal Council hereby notifies that a number of Attorneys-at-law have failed to renew their practising certificates for the year commencing 1 January 2016. The General Legal Council is finalizing the list of attorneys-at-law who have not renewed their … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Notice of Reinstatement

Members of the Public are hereby advised that Ms. Tania A Chambers has been restored to the Roll of Attorneys-at-law entitled to practise in the several courts in Jamaica. This order was made by a panel of the Disciplinary Committee … [CLICK TO READ MORE]