Overview of Jersey Lawyers

Advocates have rights of audience to represent clients in all courts in Jersey. Jersey solicitors have limited rights of audience.

Advocates and Jersey Solicitors have a right to practise Jersey law pursuant to the Advocates and Solicitors (Jersey) Law 1997, as amended (the “1997 Law”).  It is only lawyers qualified under the 1997 Law who are qualified and have a right to practise Jersey law. 

Lawyers practising foreign law in Jersey (which includes the laws of the United Kingdom) are not regulated by the Law Society of Jersey.

If you wish to check that a lawyer is qualified to advise you please check the register of lawyers


Chief Executive Officer
The Law Society of Jersey
P.O. Box 493
St Helier

Tel: +44 (0)1534 613920 (Office) or  +44 (0)1534 734826 (CEO)

Email: ceo@jerseylawsociety.je