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Membership fee due no later than November 30th of each year and covers the period 1 January through 31 December of each application year.

 

MEMBERSHIP FEES 2018:

 

In-House Counsel employed in Bermuda (advising company or business on Bermuda law):
Membership fee: Admitted to the Bermuda Bar (under 10 years $850) (over 10 & under 20 years $950) (over 20 years $1, 050)
Practising Certificate fee: $25
Total due: Fee + $25 = ($875) or ($975) or ($1,075)

 

Barristers & Attorneys employed with a Bermuda law firm:
Membership Fee: Admitted to the Bermuda Bar (under 10 years $850) (over 10 & under 20 years $950) (over 20 years $1, 050)
AML/ATF Fee: $580 (per attorney)
Practising Certificate: $25
Total due: Fee + $25 + $580 = ($1, 455) or ($1, 555) or ($1, 655)

 

Registered Associates employed with a Bermuda law firm:
Registered with the Supreme Court of Bermuda: (under 10 years $850) (over 10 & under 20 years $950) (over 20 years $1, 050)
AML/ATF Fee: $580 (per Registered Associate)
Total due: Fee + $580 = ($1, 430) or ($1,530) or ($1, 630)
Newly employed Registered Associates landing in Bermuda on, or after 30 June shall pay 1/2 of the requisite annual fee ($715)

 

Pupils admitted after 30 June of each year receive a 50% discount rate:
Membership Fee: Admitted to the Bermuda Bar (under 10 years $425)
AML/ATF Fee: $290 (per newly admitted pupil)
Practising Certificate: $12.50
Total due: $425 + $12.50 + $290 = ($727.50)

*Barristers & Attorneys who regularly conduct approximately 500 hours of Legally aided work annually qualify for a discounted member fee rate (subject to confirmation from the Legal Aid Office)

Member Fee Table 2008/9 (Fees will remain unchanged for practising year 2018)

Practising Certificate Rules