The Union of Advocates of the Republic of Moldova is the organization established by law to ensure the self-administration of advocates in the country.

On January 1st, 2024, there were 1970 active advocates and 302 trainee advocates in the Republic of Moldova. Additionally, 1053 advocates had their activity suspended.

The Union of Advocates:

  • represents and promotes the interests of advocates
  • organizes the process of training future advocates and their admission to the bar
  • ensures the professional development of advocates
  • examines disciplinary complaints and applies sanctions to advocates

The governing bodies of the Union of Advocates are:

Within the Union of Advocates, the following autonomous bodies are also functioning:

Based on their residence, all advocates are assigned to territorial bar associations corresponding to the jurisdictions of the courts of appeal. There are four territorial bar associations:

The Union of Advocates of the Republic of Moldova is an associate member of the The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe.

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