Registration for Trainees

If you are a citizen of the Republic of Cyprus and have your usual residence in the Republic and:

a. you have completed your 21st year of age,

b. you are a holder of a Law degree recognized by the Legal Council

Firstly, you should enroll as a Trainee Advocate in Cyprus. Following the completion of the required 12 months of legal practice either in a law firm in Cyprus or at the Attorney General’s Law office, and provided that you have successfully passed the examination of the Legal Council for the Trainee Advocates, you will be entitle to be enrolled as an advocate, and therefore, to practice in Cyprus.

The examinations are conducted under the supervision and management of the Legal Council on specific subjects, in particular:

1. Constitution

2. Judiciary / Advocates Law/ Lawyer’s Ethics

3. Criminal Law

4. Civil/ Tort Law

5. Civil Procedure

6. Evidence law

7. Contracts

8. Criminal Procedure

Optional (Two of them): 

1. Article 146 of the Constitution

2. Corporate Law

3. Family Law

4. Land Law/ Succession Law

In order to successfully pass the aforementioned examinations, the Legal Council organizes seminars/lectures in cooperation with judges and practicing lawyers on the above topics.

For more information please contact the Legal Council at +35722889205 -+35722889207 or at email: info@legalcouncil.org.cy

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