Practicing certificate

Regulate the legal practice and ensure professionalism<br>

  • Purpose: Regulate the legal practice and ensure professionalism<br>
  • Application Fees: Nil
  • License Fee: (a) Law Society membership fee - 400,000 Ugx<br>(b) East African Law Society fee - 50 USD<br>(c) High Court library fee - 50,000 Ugx (Optional)<br>(d) Certificate fee - 50,000 Ugx<br>
  • Maximum Processing Time: 1 Week
  • Related Websites: <div class="content-txt"><a href="https://www.lawcouncil.go.ug/index.html" target="_blank">www.lawcouncil.go.ug</a><br><a href="http://www.judiciary.go.ug/" target="_blank">www.judiciary.go.ug</a></div>
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Contact Office: <a href="http://www.judiciary.go.ug/" target="_blank">The high court of Uganda</a>
  • Renewal Fee: (a) Law Society membership fee - 400,000 Ugx (b) East African Law Society fee - 50 USD (c) High Court library fee - 50,000 Ugx (Optional) (d) Certificate fee - 50,000 Ugx
  • License Type: Certificate
  • Legal Basis: The Advocates Act, Cap.267 Statutory Instrument 267—1. The Advocates (Enrollment and Certification) Regulations.
  • <ul><li>An advocate should have attended a minimum of 20 hours unless he/she qualifies for exemption or waiver.</li><li>Should be attached to certified law chambers.</li><li>Certified copy of the CLE compliance&nbsp; certificate.</li><li>Certificate of eligibility.<br></li><li>NSSF clearance.<br></li></ul>