An advocate is bound to accept any brief in the Courts or Tribunals or before any other authorities in or before which he proposes to practise at a fee consistent with his standing at the Bar and the nature of the case. Special circumstances may justify his refusal to accept a particular brief.
A true profession, both in idea and as a matter of history, is a learned profession. An unlearned profession is a contradiction in terms. Learning, the pursuit of a learned art is one of the things which distinguishes a profession from a calling or vocation or occupation. Professions are learned not only from the nature of the art professed but because they have historically a cultural, an ideal side which furthers the effective exercise of that art.
Suit for damages against counsel due to loss and injuries suffered on account of negligence in conducting professional duty – Held no exemption can be claimed by a legal practitioner – Legal practitioner may settle with the person and the fee to be paid for his professional services but he cannot claim any exemption from the liability to be sued for loss incurred by his client due to his negligence- SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – [13-01-1988]
In the law of negligence, professionals such as lawyers, doctors, architects and others are included in the category of persons professing some special skill or skilled persons generally. Any task which is […]
Tamil Nadu State Law Published vide Notification No. SRO C-3/74. – ROC No. 1032/64-FI By virtue of the powers conferred by Article 227 of the Constitution of India read with section 27 […]
Keywords:- Advocates’ Fee Rules-legal profession-Professional ethics- DATE: 5 December, 2017 To attract the penal provisions under Section 138 N. I. Act, a cheque must have been drawn by the accused on an account […]
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