“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”.
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
by Ajay Bhargava† and Trishala Trivedi††
Cite as: 2023 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 59
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.
The matter related to exorbitant enrollment fee charged by various State Bar Councils is under challenge before the Supreme Court of India.
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.
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.
Supreme Court will be examining the validity of exorbitant enrolment fees charged by State Bar Councils
“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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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: In a case filed by the petitioners challenging the vires of Section 17 of the Maintenance and
Advocates Act, 1961 — S. 16 — Procedure for designation of Senior Advocates: Clarification of Guidelines prescribed for Supreme Court
Bombay High Court: Stating that it is the duty of every Advocate to uphold professional integrity so that citizens can legally secure
On 25.02.2022, the Supreme Court has invited applications seeking conferment of designation of Senior Advocates from retired Chief Justices/ Judges of High
Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and BV Nagarathna, JJ has issued a series of directions after it was brought to
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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
Karnataka High Court: A Division Bench of Abhay S. Oka and Mohammad Nawaz, JJ., rejected the writ petitions contested by the members
by Susanah Naushad*, Associate, Khaitan & Co.