The Bermuda Bar Association is the governing body for the legal profession in Bermuda. It was incorporated by the Bermuda Bar Act of 1974.
The Association is responsible for both the regulation and discipline of members of the legal profession in Bermuda.
Through an elected Bar Council the Bar Association is responsible for matters pertaining to admission to practice law in the jurisdiction and rules of conduct for its members. In addition, in recognition of the fact that the legal profession is self-governing, the Bar Association receives, investigates and adjudicates complaints about its members. Finally, the Bar Association makes representations on matters of legal concern on behalf of the profession. Bar Council is made up of nine elected members who are chosen annually, as well as the Attorney General, ex officio. The Bar Council members can be found on the Members of the Council page.