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BAKC inks MoU for victimised women

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) will work with Cambodia National Council for Women to provide legal defence services and train enforcement officials in relevant laws. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-inks-mou-victimised-women

Over 2,000 receive free legal aid

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) announced that over a period of 100 days they had provided free legal representation in 2,167 cases on behalf of poor people. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-2000-receive-free-legal-aid

BAKC vows to expand pro bono legal services

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has vowed to expand the scope of pro bono defence consultations for the poor and called on lawyers around the country to participate in serving social justice and contribute to reducing the effects of poverty. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-vows-expand-pro-bono-legal-services

New Bar Association policy to provide pro bono legal aid

The Bar Association has introduced a new policy by calling on its members to defend the poor and to provide advice, counselling and legal services voluntarily to the public at each lawyer’s office free of charge. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808340/new-bar-association-policy-to-provide-pro-bono-legal-aid/

Foreign lawyers told to register with BAKC

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has announced new requirements for professional foreign lawyers who are working at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to register with the BAKC for certificates authorising them to practice law in the kingdom, ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/foreign-lawyers-told-register-bakc

Legal assistance sought for juvenile victims, offenders

Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) president Ly Chantola said the BAKC is collaborating with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide legal assistance to both juvenile victims and offenders at court hearings across the country. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/legal-assistance-sought-juvenile-victims-offenders

BAKC represents poor in nearly 5,000 cases

As of November, the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has provided legal representation in nearly 5,000 cases for poor people at the Phnom Penh municipal and provincial courts, an increase of nearly 30 per cent compared to the same period last year. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-represents-poor-nearly-5000-cases

Bar association builds room for lawyer, client consultation

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has set up a legal office in all 25 municipal-provincial prisons to make it easier to maintain confidentiality between lawyers and clients in preparation for court proceedings. ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bar-association-builds-room-lawyer-client-consultation

Legal policy on marginalised groups finished by gov’t, EU

Ministry of Justice and the European Union (EU) experts have finalised the draft policy to provide legal aid to marginalised groups in rural areas in the Kingdom. The ministry and the EU completed the draft during their Technical Support for Legal Aid Policy Development workshop ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/legal-policy-marginalised-groups-finished-govt-eu

Courts ‘must solve’ corruption conundrum

Cambodia’s judicial system is troubled by a cycle of corruption, with both sides of the bench accusing the other of perpetuating the practice of bribery, Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) Chairman Om Yentieng said on Thursday at the inauguration of the new bar association president. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/courts-must-solve-corruption-conundrum-123755/

Former bar president back on top

Twelve years after being ousted as president of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) amid a bitter dispute with the prime minister’s attorney, human rights lawyer Suon Visal has been voted back into the lawyer association’s top position. ...

Kim Sarom
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/former-bar-president-back-top

Legal group urges review of Cambodia’s bar

The human rights arm of the International Bar Association (IBA) is recommending that the membership of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) in the IBA be reviewed, raising the prospect of ejection in a scathing new report on the country’s judicial system. ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/legal-group-urges-review-of-cambodias-bar-94684/

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