His Lordship, the Honorable Chief Justice of The Gambia Hassan B Jallow on Friday 10th February 2023 presided over the inauguration of the first-ever office premises of the General Legal Council. The Council is a statutory body established under the Legal Practitioners Act to:
- regulate admission to legal practice
- uphold standards of professional conduct
- provide for legal education in The Gambia.
The General Legal Council is chaired by The Honorable Chief Justice of The Gambia, Hassan B. Jallow and vice-chaired by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Dawda Jallow.
Inaugurating the premises, the Honorable Chief Justice underscored the importance of getting the infrastructure in place to enhance service delivery and sustain gains made by the Council over the years.