Bangladesh Bar Council

December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019

Lawyer allowed to practice in HC despite failing exam; court stays gazette

The High Court has stayed the effectiveness of a gazette notification issued by Bangladesh Bar Council permitting Md Zumman Siddique, son of a High Court judge, to practice law in the High Court even though Zumman could not qualify the enrollment examination.

September 15, 2019
September 15, 2019

Bar Council candidates disqualified from 2017 written tests can sit for next written exams

The candidates, who qualified multiple choice question (MCQ) examination in 2017 but failed the written test for enrollment in Bangladesh Bar Council, can appear in next written examinations.

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

Bangladesh Bar Council election held

The election to Bangladesh Bar Council, a statutory body regulating the country’s lawyers, is held to elect 14 executive members of the council.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

HC to pass order on Bar Council polls’ legality Thursday

The High Court will pass an order on a writ petition filed challenging the legality of the process for holding election to Bangladesh Bar Council.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Writ plea seeks stay on Bar Council polls

A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking stay on election to Bangladesh Bar Council, the highest body for regulating the country's lawyers, which is scheduled to be held on May 14.

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Bar Council election May 14

The election to Bangladesh Bar Council, a statutory body regulating the country’s lawyers, is scheduled to be held on May 14 to elect its 14 executive members.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

Bar Council penalises 3 lawyers

Bangladesh Bar Council, the licencing and regulatory body for lawyers, penalises three lower court advocates for committing “professional misconduct”.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Bar council polls: Writ seeking stay on gazette rejected

The High Court rejects a writ petition seeking its directive on the Bangladesh Bar Council chairman not to issue a gazette notification on the results of its elections.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Writ seeks stay on publication of bar council polls result

A writ petition is filed with the High Court seeking a stay on the publication of the result of the Bangladesh Bar Council elections.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

Official results: AL-backed lawyers win bar council polls

Ruling Awami League-backed lawyers' panel bags 11 out of total 14 posts of executive members of Bangladesh Bar Council while the Pro-BNP lawyers’ panel grabs the rest three posts, according to official result.