Regulatory Reform

The Regulatory Reform Committee is mandated to review on an ongoing basis, the regulatory regime for the Jamaican legal profession and best practices in other jurisdictions, with a view to recommending changes. The Committee has identified various matters that require attention, including:

  • Regulations in relation to contingency fee agreements;
  • Amendments to the Canons that govern advertising;
  • Procedure for applying for Practicing Certificates; and
  • Clients’ Compensation Rules.

This committee, chaired by Dr. The Hon. Lloyd Barnett, O.J. may be contacted at regulatoryreform@generallegalcouncil.org. Comments are invited below.

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Comments invited