List of Advocates in Namibia

Who Is An Advocate?

An advocate is a professional in the field of law. Different countries’ legal systems use the term with somewhat differing meanings. The broad equivalent in many English law–based jurisdictions could be a barrister or a solicitor.

These Are Some Of The List Of Advocates in Namibia

ENSafrica Namibia

Ellis Shilengudwa Inc

Anne Shilengudwa Attorneys

Ellis & Partners Legal Practitioners

Koep & Partners

Henry Shimutwikeni & Co Inc

Shikongo Law Chambers


Cronje & Co. Attorneys & Aripo Agents

Metcalfe Attorneys, Windhoek

Mwandingi Attorneys

Appolos Shimakeleni Lawyers

Jacobs Amupolo – Lawyers & Conveyancers

Nambahu Associates

Frequently Ask Questions

Who is the best lawyer in Namibia?

  • Malherbe Df & Partners Malherbe Df & Partners.
  • Olivier Rene And Co (attorneys) Olivier Rene And Co (attorneys)
  • Olivier’s Law Office Olivier’s Law Office.
  • Kinghorn Associates.
  • Van Vuuren & Partners Van Vuuren & Partners.
  • Engling Stritter & Partners Engling Stritter & Partners.
  • Murorua And Associates Murorua And Associates.

Who is the best advocate in Namibia?

  • Ram Jethmalani. He is the oldest lawyer in India at 93 years.
  • Fali Nariman. He has been awarded with Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and the Prize for Justice for his contribution to law and judicial system.
  • KK Venugopal.
  • Gopal Subramaniam.

How do I become an advocate in Namibia?

The LLB is the basic degree for any person who wishes to enter the legal profession in Namibia. If a person wishes to become a legal practitioner in a private law firm then they must attend a qualifying course at the justice training centre at UNAM as well as sit for the accompanying qualifying examination.

How many years does it take to become an advocate in Namibia?

The standard requirement before one can practice as a lawyer is completing an LLB degree which takes 4 years. Alternatively, some students choose to first study a BCom or BA which takes 3 years and then study another 2 years to complete their LLB.

How many years does it take to study law in Namibia?

The curriculum for the LLB degree consists of four years full- time study, leading to a professional degree at level 8 of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The mode of teaching consists of face-to-face lectures, tutorials and legal aid clinic practicals.

Is an advocate higher than a lawyer in Namibia?

An ‘Advocate’ is a step ahead of a’ lawyer’. 5. Duties of an advocate are: Represent a client in the court of law, Speak on behalf of a client, Plead their case while duties of lawyer are: Give law advice, Can do litigation, Role and duties may change depending on the type of lawyer.

Is 40 too old for law school in Namibia?

The average first-year law student is almost 26-years-old. Therefore, people in their 30’s and 40’s may think they are too old for starting a second career and going to law school, but it can still be a great choice for many.

What is required to be an advocate in Namibia?

The basic requirement for becoming an advocate is an LLB degree, following the completion of a Bachelor of Law degree. A National Senior Certificate that meets the requirements for a degree course is a prerequisite.

Is law school really hard in Namibia?

The law is extensive, and you need a comprehensive, practical understanding of the materials. It’s going to take more than memorizing notes (which is often the approach for undergrad). For many students, this makes studying in law school harder.

Can I practice law with an LLB in Namibia?

After graduating, they must undergo further education and training before they can practise law. However, in some countries, the LLB is a second degree after which graduates are eligible to take the bar exam and become licensed lawyers.

What are the types of advocate?

  • Intellectual Property lawyer. They are specialized in intellectual laws that means the things that we couldn’t touch.
  • Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer.
  • Family lawyer.
  • Employment lawyer.
  • Mergers and acquisition lawyer.
  • Immigration lawyer.
  • Criminal lawyer.

What are the privileges of an advocate in Namibia?

  • He is exempted from arrest under civil process while going to or attending and while returning from the tribunal.
  • No communication made between advocates and client for the purpose of professional employment is permitted to be disclosed.

What is difference between advocate and senior advocate in Namibia?

Senior advocate has to follow a separate code of conduct. Senior advocates are prohibited from doing some kind of legal work like drafting, etc while junior advocates have no such prohibition. The status of senior lawyer is designated to them by the Supreme Court or High Court on the basis of merit and seniority.

How do you know if someone is an advocate in Namibia?

The only way out is to visit the Bar Council and confirm from the register maintained as to whether the said advocate is enrolled. If he is not enrolled and still practicing law then he is liable to be prosecuted for cheating.