Notices

  • Supreme Court Decision – Jambar v AG & GLC 2017 Full screen view Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in ...
  • 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, the regulations issued thereunder and the General Legal Council guidelines, ...
  • Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for the Legal Profession Full screen view Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in ...
  • 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 conduct of the practise of law in Jamaica. The GLC has ...
  • Amendments to Legislation re Advertising Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) (Amendment) Rules, 2016 Full screen view Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend ...
  • 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 on payment to the Secretary of the General Legal Council of ...
  • 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 share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • 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 be carried forward to a succeeding year from 4 to ...
  • 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 practising certificates in 2016.  The list will be published on ...
  • Chairman’s Message 2016 In February 2016, a new General Legal Council was appointed for a term of three years. Five members were appointed for the first time. On 23rd March 2016, as a consequence of the outgoing Chairman indicating that he would not seek re-election, the members elected me to serve as Chairman. I pay ...