plea against Senior Advocates' designation
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“There has been large growth in the legal profession of first- generation lawyers making their mark, some of them young ones, coming from National Law Schools and other prominent Law Schools”.

Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Advocates Act, 1961 — Ss. 7(1)(g), (h), (l), (m), 24, 49(1)(ah): Bar Council of India, held, has jurisdiction and power to introduce

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by Ajay Bhargava† and Trishala Trivedi††
Cite as: 2023 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 59

lawyers strike
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The direction came in a contempt petition filed by Common Cause NGO which argued that the BCI was not taking steps to prevent advocates from going on strikes.

kerala high court
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The matter related to exorbitant enrollment fee charged by various State Bar Councils is under challenge before the Supreme Court of India.

law degree from recognised college
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The Supreme Court held that the rule framed by BCI requiring a candidate for enrolment as an Advocate to have completed his law course from a college recognized/ approved by BCI cannot be said to be invalid.

designation of senior advocates
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Supreme Court said that the process of improvement is a continuous one and that it learns from every experience. This ruling is one more step in the fine-tuning system of designation of Senior Advocates, and it hopes it achieves the purpose.

Enrolment fees
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court will be examining the validity of exorbitant enrolment fees charged by State Bar Councils

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“Quality of lawyers is an important aspect and part of administration of justice and access to justice. Half-baked lawyers serve no purpose. It is this quality control, which has been the endeavour of all the efforts made over a period of time.”

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ABOUT HNLU: Established in 2003, Hidayatullah National Law University has completed the journey of more than one and half a decade. In

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court: In a writ petition filed for issuance of writ of mandamus directing the respondents to give the equal status

Delhi High Court
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    Delhi High Court: In a case filed by the petitioners challenging the vires of Section 17 of the Maintenance and

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    Advocates Act, 1961 — S. 16 — Procedure for designation of Senior Advocates: Clarification of Guidelines prescribed for Supreme Court

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: Stating that it is the duty of every Advocate to uphold professional integrity so that citizens can legally secure

Appointments & TransfersCase BriefsNewsSupreme Court

On 25.02.2022, the Supreme Court has invited applications seeking conferment of designation of Senior Advocates from retired Chief Justices/ Judges of High

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Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and BV Nagarathna, JJ has issued a series of directions after it was brought to

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Lady Justice is the allegorical personification of the moral force in judicial systems. Her attributes are a blindfold, a beam balance, and a sword and the balance denotes that justice needs to be delivered with eyes closed and ears open.

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No fresh permissions/ renewal of permission shall be granted by the Reserve Bank/AD Category-I banks to any foreign law firm for the

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Karnataka High Court: A Division Bench of Abhay S. Oka and Mohammad Nawaz, JJ., rejected the writ petitions contested by the members

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by Susanah Naushad*, Associate, Khaitan & Co.