Legal Practitioners Committee should have more teeth – new bar association head

The newly appointed Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) has a keen interest in improving public confidence in lawyers and the legal profession, according to GBA President Kamal Ramkarran, who said that finding ways to strengthen the powers of the Legal Practitioners Committee (LPC) to impose stiffer disciplinary action, will be explored.

Ramkarran’s statement comes in wake of continued concern that lawyers found guilty of wrongdoing are getting off too lightly.

Speaking to Sunday Stabroek, Ramkarran said that at the Bar …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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