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Application for Special Admission to the Bahamas Bar

An applicant for Special Admission to practice is required by the Bar Council to provide ten (10) copies of the following to the Bar Council thirty days before the next regular meeting of the Council the following documents:-

  1. a letter of application
  2. an affidavit by local counsel which shall include details of:
    1. the parties of the action
    2. the nature of the matter
    3. the stage of proceedings
    4. the complexity of the matter
    5. evidence of the non-availability of local counsel
    6. evidence that the interest of justice will be served
  3. two character references
  4. a certificate of Good Standing from the applicant’s Bar
  5. a curriculum vitae
  6. copies of all professional certificates
  7. a non-refundable processing fee of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00)
  8. Evidence that Counsel involved on the other side have been informed of your intention to make application

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