BAR COUNCIL ESTABLISHED
In order to strengthen and promote legal services in the private sector through a regulated Bar Association, Bar Council or Jabmi Tshogdey was constituted on May 10. The Bar Council of Bhutan is being constituted for the first time as per the Jabmi Amendment Act 2016. The bar council has six members consisting of former supreme court and high court justices, attorney general, and private practicing lawyers. The President of the council, Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the inaugural ceremony in the capital.