About Us

About us

Who We Are

The Bar Association of Belize is comprised of Attorneys-at-Law and Magistrates who have been admitted and licensed to practice law in Belize.

This website will provide you with contact details for active members of the Association in good standing with the Bar Association. Visitors may also access public documents and information of general interest concerning the profession and issues of interest to the profession.

About us

Our Work

We provide opportunities for legal professionals to enhance their skills and participate in continuing legal education.

We also organize networking opportunities for our members. Our active calendar includes legal fora featuring discussion or timely legal topics, an annual law conference, and social activities among members. Members are kept informed through frequent emails and web postings. 

We work to enhance the perception of the legal profession by offering free legal advice through legal clinics organized by the Association.

To become a member of the Association, the person must be an Attorney admitted to practice in Belize and in good standing. If you are interested please fill out the form: BABs-Information-Form and send to our Secretary at Secretary@belizebar.bz

History

History of the Bar

The Bar Association of Belize is a statutory body established under the Legal Profession Act Chapter 320 of the laws of Belize. Membership to the Bar Association was initially mandatory under the Act until 2014 when the Act was amended to remove membership as a requirement for admission to practise law in Belize.

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