30 January 2023


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Notifications & Circulars

Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance notified Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016 to amend Service Tax Rules, 1994. Amongst the changes is a substitution in the tr.....

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LCI 266th Report: Panel Moots For Banning Strikes by Lawyers, Calls For Amending Advocates Act(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 266th Report has recommended to Centre to amend law to ban strikes by lawyers which had reached "terrifying propo.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Statement on Plea Seeking Inclusion of Advocates in Vaccine Priority Group(19.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has sought a written statement on the State Government's stance on a petition for including advocates and judicial officers in the p.....

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Supreme Court Asks AORs To Register For E-filing On New Website(03.07.2017)

Supreme Court Registry has issued a notice requesting Advocates-On-Record (AORs) to register themselves on new Website of Supreme Court for accessing.....

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Madras HC Directs Authorities to Permit Interaction Between Advocates and Inmates(28.05.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities at all correctional homes to permit interaction between advocates representing the inmates and the rele.....

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GST Council Exempts Advocates, Senior Advocates From GST Registration(13.06.2017)

GST Council has decided to exempt Advocates, including Senior Advocates from obtaining CGST Registration under section 23(2) of Central Goods and Serv.....

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Supreme Court: Only AOR's Can Mention Cases For Out-of-turn Hearing(20.09.2017)

Supreme Court has put an end to old practice of allowing senior lawyers to mention cases seeking their out-of-turn listing and hearing. The Court made.....

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Rajasthan HC Asks Bar Council About Steps Taken for Welfare of Advocates Affected by Covid-19(14.05.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has asked the Bar Council of Rajasthan about the steps being taken for the welfare of advocates who are affected by COVID-19 in a.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Respond on Plea Seeking Priority Vaccination for Advocates(17.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to respond on a petition seeking that advocates and judicial officers be included in the priority .....

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Delhi HC Rejects NIACL's Demand for Additional Premium to Advocates(03.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has rejected the demand of New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) demanding additional premium for 557 advocates who were not pa.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Include Advocates and Clerks in Priority List for Vaccination(04.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to include practicing advocates and their clerks in the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination in .....

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Delhi HC: Benefits of CM Advocates’ Welfare Scheme to Extend to All Registered Advocates(13.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the benefits of the Chief Minister's Advocates' Welfare Scheme have to be extended to all advocates registered with th.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Membership of 713 Lawyers(27.10.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Bar Council and Advocate General to cancel membership of 713 lawyers, who had enrolled as advocates after ge.....

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Karnataka High Court Upholds Conferment of Senior Designation on 18 Advocates(03.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has disposed of a batch of Public Interest Litigations to uphold the notification issued by it on November 16, 2018, conferring s.....

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Delhi High Court: Advocates Can be Appointed as Receivers Under Section 14(1A) of SARFAESI Act(20.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that there is no bar on the appointment of an Advocate as a 'Receiver' under Section 14 (1A) of the Securitisation and Recon.....

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Telangana HC Upholds Validity of Section 15 of the Telangana Advocates' Welfare Fund Act, 1987(01.11.2021)

Telangana High Court has upheld the Section 15 of the Telangana Advocates' Welfare Fund Act, 1987 which debars advocates who have crossed the age of 3.....

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Delhi HC Put Stay on 14% Service Tax on Senior Advocates(04.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Government's decision to impose a 14% service tax on senior lawyers, who are so designated by either the High Courts or th.....

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Karnataka HC: Elections to Appoint Managing Committee of Advocates to be Conducted by HPC(21.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed that the elections to appoint the Managing Committee of Advocates Association of Bengaluru is to be conducted by a s.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Opening of Portal for Registration of Advocates(23.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a plea seeking opening up of portal for registration of advocates in connection with the CM Advocates' Welfare S.....

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Advocates’ Profession Has Reached Worst Condition: Madras High Court(16.02.2018)

Madras High Court has said that the legal profession has reached the “most worst condition” as the sole objective of a number of lawyers nowadays is “.....

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SC: Need to Review Provisions of Advocates Act(07.07.2016)

SC has called for an “urgent” review of provisions of Advocates Act to tighten regulatory mechanism for legal profession to check indiscipline among l.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Seeks Details on Intention of State to Promulgate Advocates Protection Act(20.12.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought details about the present situation and the intention of the State with regard to promulgating the Advocates Prot.....

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Kerala HC Directs CBI Investigation Into Scam Involving Misappropriation from Advocates Welfare Fund(29.12.2021)

Kerala High Court directed a CBI investigation into a scam involving misappropriation of over Rs. 7.5 crores from the Kerala Advocates Welfare Fund. T.....

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Madras HC to Suo Motu Test Constitutional Validity of Section 36B of Advocates Act, 1961(02.03.2020)

Madras High Court has decided to suo moto consider the validity of Section 36B of the Advocates Act, 1961, in as much as it stipulates that in case a .....

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Kerala High Court Makes New Rules for Designation of Senior Advocates(08.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has made new rules for the designation of senior advocates titled, ‘High Court of Kerala (Designation of Senior Advocates) Rules 201.....

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Delhi HC: No Bar of Appointment of Advocates as Receivers under SARFAESI Act(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that there is no bar on the appointment of advocates as receivers under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial A.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Take Action against Lawyers till Deliberations are Completed(25.07.2016)

Madras HC has said no action would be initiated against advocates under the amended rules to Advocates Act till deliberations of newly constituted Jud.....

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Allahabad HC Directs UP Advocates' Welfare Fund Trustees Committee to Take Loan(20.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Trustees Committee, constituted under the Uttar Pradesh Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 1974, to take a loan in case.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt to Fix Dates for Bidding Process for CM Advocates Welfare Scheme(04.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to comply with its order wherein the said Government was directed to start the tender process for t.....

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Kerala HC Asks Centre About Exemption for Advocates Offices to Ensure 'Access to Justice'(22.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has sought to know from the Central Government if it was possible to grant relaxations for advocates from the lockdown, expressing t.....

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Allahabad HC Constitutes Committee for Providing Financial Assistance to Needy Advocates(22.04.2020)

Allahabad High Court has constituted a Monitoring Committee consisting of various office bearers of the High Court Bar Association to oversee the disb.....

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Allahabad HC: Bar Associations to Maintain Anonymity of Beneficiaries; Accounts Shall be Audited(23.04.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked all the Bar Associations to maintain anonymity of the beneficiaries receiving financial aid. The Court has further stat.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Bar Council of India to Inform on Possible Relief Measures for Needy Advocates(24.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has called upon the Bar Council of India, Karnataka State Bar Council, Bar Council of India Advocate Welfare Fund Committee and K.....

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SC Dismisses Review Petition Filed Against Judgment Laying Down Guidelines for Senior Designation(12.10.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed review petition filed by National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency & Reforms against the judgment laying down g.....

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BCI Extends Deadline to Furnish Details of Advocates Registered with District Bar Associations(11.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has extended the deadline for submission of details of all practising Advocates registered with the concerned District and Taluka.....

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Karnataka HC Urges Bar Council to Approach Senior Advocates for Donations(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that it is unable to direct the Central and State Government to release funds for the welfare of advocates enrolled with.....

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Kerala HC Pulls Up Bar Council for Delay in Implementing Order on Stipend for Junior Advocates(13.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has come down heavily upon the State Bar Council for "grave delay" in implementation of 2018 Government order whereby sanction was a.....

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Bombay HC Exempts Advocates Appearing in Physical Hearing from Wearing Gowns(01.09.2020)

Bombay High Court has notified that Advocates appearing for physical hearing will be exempted from wearing gowns.

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Against Appointment of Additional Advocates General(03.09.2020)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation contending that there can be only one Advocate General in a State and that appointment.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notices on Contempt Plea Against UP Advocates Welfare Funds Trustees Committee(07.09.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued notices to the Chairman and Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Advocates Welfare Funds Trustees Committee, in a Contempt P.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notices on Contempt Plea Against UP Advocates Welfare Funds Trustees Committee(07.09.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued notices to the Chairman and Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Advocates Welfare Funds Trustees Committee, in a Contempt P.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea to Allow Advocates to Advertise(14.07.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Bar Council of India in a plea seeking issuance of directions to the Bar Council of India to permit use of adve.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt to Fix Dates for Bidding Process for CM Advocates Welfare Scheme(17.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to start the tender process for the Chief Minister Advocates Welfare Scheme by fixing the opening a.....

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SC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Financial Difficulties of Advocates Amid COVID-19(22.07.2020)

Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the financial difficulties being faced by lawyers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Karnataka High Court Notifies New Rules for Designation of Lawyers as Senior Advocates(18.06.2018)

Karnataka High Court has notified the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules 2018 which mandates that that no person with le.....

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Consider Formulating Law for Welfare of Advocates’ Clerks: Uttarakhand HC(20.06.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has suggested that the State may frame a suitable legislation for welfare of Advocates’ clerks, noting that there existed no la.....

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Can’t Deny Advocates The Right to Legally Represent Any Individual: Supreme Court(25.06.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that a bar association cannot restrain advocates from appearing on behalf of and defending any individual.

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Kerala HC Directs Bar Council to Give Details of Corpus for Welfare of Advocates(08.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed the Bar Council of Kerala to file a statement explaining the details of their proposal to distribute funds for the welf.....

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Allahabad HC Takes Suo Moto Case on Assistance to Needy Advocates and Clerks Amid Lockdown(13.04.2020)

Allahabad High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the issue of financially weak Advocates and registered Advocate Clerks, who are now on the verge.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Inclusion of Advocates Under MSME Act(29.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking inclusion of advocates as eligible professionals under the scheme of Micro Small & Medium Ent.....

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Madras HC Passes Interim Order Allowing Advocates to Apply to Post of DRT Presiding Officer(04.08.2020)

Madras High Court has permitted lawyers to apply for the post of Presiding Officer of the Debt Recovery Tribunal, as notified vacant by the Central Go.....

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Delhi HC Approves Insurance Policy to Implement CM Advocates Welfare Scheme(08.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has approved the insurance policy decided by the Delhi Government, with the assistance of the Bar Council of Delhi, to implement the .....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of Plea Seeking Directions to Railways to Allow Advocates on Local Trains(20.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a Petition, which was filed seeking a direction to the railways, to allow Advocates to avail of the limited railwa.....

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Gujarat HC: Legislations Does Not Authorizes Grant of Temporary Licenses to Advocates(26.12.2016)

Gujarat High Court has held that there is no provision for grant of temporary certificate by Bar Council for practising as an advocate.

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Bombay HC: Police Officers, Advocates Should Not Fight with Each Other(28.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that it can’t be forgotten that Advocates, Police Officers, Public Prosecutors and Courts are stake holders in criminal.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Centre, Govt to Respond to Plea for Advocates' Welfare Measure(30.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre and the Delhi Government on a plea seeking effective steps for security and welfare measures, i.....

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Supreme Court Issues Additional Guidelines for Court Staff, Advocates(15.04.2021)

Supreme Court has issued additional guidelines in view of the growing concerns amid sudden upsurge of Covid-19 cases and as a precautionary measure to.....

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Delhi High Court Rules Advocates Not to be Asked to Appear Physically(26.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed that advocates cannot be asked to appear physically before Court amid the pandemic.

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Bombay HC Invites Views on 57 Applications for Designation as Senior Advocates(01.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has has made public names of advocates who have applied to it for being designated as Senior Advocates invited suggestions and views.....

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Bombay HC Invites Views on 57 Applications for Designation as Senior Advocates(01.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has made names of advocates who have applied to it for being designated as Senior Advocates public and invited suggestions and views.....

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P & H HC: Lady Advocates, Not Only Successful Professionals, But Also Brave, Successful Mother(11.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the stand that a lady who is an Advocate by profession cannot take care of her child is a "fiction of .....

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CIVIL - SC Dismisses Petition to Abolish Senior Designation of Advocates(12.03.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed petition by National Lawyers' Campaign for abolition of the practise of giving senior designation to advocates.

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Kar. HC: Advocates Act Confers No Right to Park Vehicle Inside Court Premises(30.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 30 of the Advocates' Act only confers the right on the Advocates to practice and it does not confer any rig.....

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CIVIL - Only Advocates can Plead and Argue on Behalf of Litigants Before Courts: Calcutta HC(25.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that acting and appearing for another will not include a right to plead or argue before a court of law and held that .....

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Karnataka HC Suggests State to Ascertain Scheme for Benefit of Advocates(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the State government to convene a meeting of officer bearers of Bar Association, State government officials, LIC an.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Stay on Designation of Senior Advocates(03.05.2017)

Supreme Court has rejected an application that sought an order to stay process of designating Senior Advocates in Apex Court.

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