State Bar Council of Gujarat

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State Bar Council of Gujarat
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State Bar Council of Gujarat

The Bar Council of the State of Gujarat is a statutory body which came under the 1961 Advocates Act. It has a wide range of powers and also responsibilities necessary for maintaining law and order in India. The Bar Council of Gujarat is one of the most central autonomous bodies in Gujarat. The Gujarat Bar Council is accountable for discharging statutory duties according to the provisions of the 1961 Advocates Act. It also performs the duties according to the Gujarat Advocates’ Welfare Fund Act of 1961 and the Bar Council of India Rules, namely, Rule 40, Rule 41, Rule 42, Rule 43 and Rule 44.

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The early history of the Gujarat Bar Council

The date of establishment of the Gujarat Bar Council is 16th December, in the year 1961. At the time of its establishment, the number of advocates on the Gujarat State Bar Council’s role was 1184. At present, the total number of advocates on the Gujarat State Bar Council’s role is 59000.

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The office of the Bar Council of Gujarat

In its initial stage, the principal office of the Bar Council of Gujarat used to be in the old building of the High Court. The location of the office has changed presently. The new office is present in the city of Ahmedabad, opposite the Gujarat High Court at Sola, on the 3rd Floor of the Satyamev Complex, stretching across an area of 644 sq. Ft only.

Gujarat Law Herald or GLH

The Gujarat Law Herald or GLH is a monthly periodical which the Gujarat Bar Council publishes. It is basically a law journal which comes every month. It is quite cheap and also the headnote in the Gujarati language.

Gujarat Law Herald
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The official website of the Bar Council of Gujarat

The Bar Council of Gujarat has launched an online portal. The official website of the Bar Council of Gujarat is http://www.barcouncilofgujarat.org. Visit the official website in order to view the Bar Council of Gujarat Advocate list. Here you’ll also get all latest information about the activities of the Gujarat Bar Council and notifications about the Bar Council of Gujarat exam in AIBE (All India Bar Examination) Portal.

 


  • Firstly, State Bar Council of Gujarat Website: http://www.barcouncilofgujarat.org
  • Secondly, Gujarat Bar Council Head Office: 3rd Floor, Satyamev Complex, Opp. New Gujarat High Court, Sola Ahmedabad – 380 060
  • Thirdly, State Bar Council of Gujarat Helpline Numbers: +91-79-27434073, +91-79-29701096
  • Gujarat Bar Council Support Mail: mail@barcouncilofgujarat.org
  • Honorable Gujarat Law Minister: Sri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama
  • Lastly, AIBE Portal: http://www.allindiabarexamination.com