The exact date on which Gambia Bar Association was established is not yet known, but available information indicates that it has been around since the colonial era making it one on the oldest Bar Associations in Africa.
To represent its members and contribute in the strengthening of participatory legal development, the rule of law and human rights standards in the Gambia.
GBA seeks an enlightened and transparent legal environment in the Gambia in which the rule of law is upheld, access to justice is assured and the protection and integrity of the legal profession is guaranteed.
Three key measures for assuring professional discipline in the bar include:
Dear members and friends of the GBA,
The month of December, 2016 to January 2017 was an unprecedented challenging period in so many respects for our nation. Even though it was a period of upheaval and uncertainty it also ushered in a time for change in The Gambia, and perhaps the most...