Whether appointment of an advocate as a Government Counsel is an appointment in Government service

the appointment of an advocate as a District Government Counsel under chapter VII of the Manual is an employment and not a professional engagement of an advocate and, therefore, the advocate is entitled to automatic renewal till he attains the age of 62 years prescribed in the Manual as the age of superannuation unless his record and character roll are not up to the mark.… Read More Whether appointment of an advocate as a Government Counsel is an appointment in Government service

The relationship of counsel and his party or the recognised agent and his principal is a matter of contract

Courts in India have consistently recognised the traditional role of lawyers and the extent and nature of their implied authority to act on behalf of their clients. Speaking for a Full Bench of the Kerala High Court in Chengan Souri Nayakam v. A. N. Menon, AIR 1968 Kerala 213, K. K. Mathew, J. (as he… Read More The relationship of counsel and his party or the recognised agent and his principal is a matter of contract