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List for the Bar Associations Election 2022 issued.
Chief Justice Peshawar High Court, Peshawar Visit to KP Bar Council office 31-1-2017(see more)
Inaguration 22-8-2015 (see more)
convention 2013 (see more)
Engineers visit to KP Bar Council(see more)
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About Khyber PakhtunKhwa Bar Council

The Khyber Pakhtun Khwa Bar Council came into being as a result of the promulgation of the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act, 1973 (Act XXXV of 1973). The Council commenced functioning with effect from 1st January 1974. The Khber Pakhtun Khwa Bar Council consists of the Advocate-General of the Province, as Ex-officio Chairman and the Members elected by the Advocates across the Province. The term of the Bar Council is five years beginning on the first day of January following the general elections to the Bar Council; and at the end of each term the members of the Bar Council shall cease to hold office.

Shumail Ahmad Butt Chairman/Advocate General
Functions of Provincial Bar Council  

Subject to the provisions of Legal practitioner & Bar Council Act 1973 and the rules made thereunder, the functions of a Provincial Bar Council shall be-


To admit persons as advocates on its roll; to hol examination for purpose of admission; to prepare and maintain a roll of such advocates; and to remove advocates [of the provice as well as of each {district}]from such roll;


to admit persons as advocates entitled to practise before the High Court and to prepare and maintain a roll of such advocates;


to entertain and determine cases of miscounduct against advocates on its roll and to order punishment in such cases.


to safeguard the rights, privillages and interests of advocates on its rolls including initiation of measure for fair and inexpensive dispensation of justice by subordinate Courts and tribunals;


to promote and suggest law reforms;


to manage and administer the property and funds of the Provincial Bar Council and to invest any of its fund.


to conduct the election of its members;


to prescribe conditions for the recognition and functioning of and to recognize and DE-recognize Bar Association.


to perform all others functions conferred on it by or under Legal practitioner & Bar Council Act 1973 and to comply with directions given to it by the Pakistan Bar Council from time to time;


to do all other things necessary for discharging the aforesaid function.

A Bar Coucnil may, in accordance with the rules farmed by it, and within the limits of the funds at its disposal for that purpose make free legal aid avalible to indigent litigants.

Muhammad Ali Jadoon
Vice Chairman
Muhammad Ilyas Khan
Chairman Executive
Composition of Bar Council    




Advocate General of the Province as ex-officio Chairman; and


V ice Chairman shall be elected by the members of council in the prescribed manner from amongst themselves in Janurary of each year.


Chairman Executive committee shall be elected by the members


The whole time employee, responsible to perform duties enshrined under the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act, 1973, and the Pakistan Legal Practitioners & Bar Council Rules, 1974 and to deal with the administrative affairs.

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