Tag Archives: bar

Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Constitution Law, Criminal Law, Election Law, Evidence Law, General Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Employers can bar class actions in employment contracts: USSC

In an important ruling with far reaching consequences, the United States Supreme Court ruled that employers can use individualized arbitration clauses that bar class actions in employment contracts to resolve employment disputes between the parties. “Congress has instructed in the … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Arbitration Conciliation Law, Consumer Law, Employment Law, General Law, International Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Visit of foreign lawyer to India for giving legal advice on foreign law may amount to practice of law: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that visit of any foreign lawyer to India on ‘fly in and fly out’ basis for giving legal advice regarding foreign law may amount to practice of law if it … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Consumer Law, General Law, International Law, WTO/GATT | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Govt. educational institutions to reserve 5% seats for persons with disabilities: SC

The Supreme Court of India directed that all government educational institutions and others receiving aid from the government shall reserve at least 5 per cent seats for persons with disabilities while making admission of students in educational courses of higher … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Constitution Law, Evidence Law, General Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Courts have supervisory & controlling power over advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that the courts have the supervisory and controlling power over the rights of an advocate to appear for cases in the court and such power does not violate the right of the advocate … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Constitution Law, General Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ar. 233(2) bar is only for appointment of DJ: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the bar under Article 233(2) of the Constitution of India is only regarding the appointment of the District Judge and not for the participation in the selection process by the candidates. Article 233(2) … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Law, Constitution Law, Employment Law, General Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foreign law can be governing law between domestic parties: MHC

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently allowed choosing of foreign law as the governing law in an arbitration between two Indian entities. The Court said where parties by mutual agreement agreed to resolve their dispute by arbitration and chose a … Continue reading

Posted in Arbitration Conciliation Law, Contract Law, General Law, International Law, mediation, WTO/GATT | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment