Full Court reiterates CJ’s assurance to Bar Assns

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Madras High Court

A Full Court meeting today reiterated the assurance of Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Sanjay Kishan Kaul to the Bar Council and Bar Associations recently that pending examination of the amendments to the Advocates’ Act, no precipitative action will be taken against Advocates. The full court meeting of the judges of the high… Read more »

Madras HC refers conduct of lawyer to Bar Council

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Criticising a lawyer-petitioner for using intemperate language and even calling it a ‘kangaroo court’, the Madras High Court today referred the matter to the state bar council to examine his conduct and decide whether he should continue as a member on its rolls. Dismissing a second review petition by lawyer Muthukrishan challenging the compulsory helmet… Read more »

CBI books two Bar Council officials for bribe-taking

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Two senior officials of Bar Council of India (BCI) and the vice-chairman of a law college were booked for conspiring to ensure affiliation of the college in exchange for a bribe, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials said Tuesday. Cases have been filed against BCI member Rajender Singh Rana, BCI associate managing trustee Daulat Ram… Read more »

Bar council to upload budding lawyers’ exam results

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The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it will place on its website the statement of marks for candidates who appeared in the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) held on March 6. The examination tests the skills and basic knowledge of those aspiring to practice law. Justice S…. Read more »

Bar Council to hold mandatory test for budding lawyers

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The Bar Council of India (BCI) will hold, in December, its first-ever mandatory test for law graduates seeking to begin professional practice, the law ministry said Friday. ‘The BCI will conduct the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) in nine languages across 27 cities in India on December 5, 2010,’ said the ministry in a statement…. Read more »

No entry for foreign lawyers, bar council tells government

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The Bar Council of India (BCI) has said no to the entry of foreign lawyers into the country but added that the decision is not final, the law ministry said Tuesday. ‘The Bar Council of India has decided not to permit foreign lawyers into India. The said decision, however, is being subjected to a more… Read more »