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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS AND BAR - BENCH RELATIONS

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LEGAL PROFESSION IN INDIA
01. GENERAL ASPECTS OF LEGAL PROFESSION IN INDIA 02 GENERAL RULES OF PROFESSION CONDUCT 03. PERSONS ENTITLED TO LEGAL PRACTICE 04. RIGHT TO PRACTICE AND RESTRICTION 05. QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS OF ADVOCATE 06 SOLIITOR'S FIRM WHETHER AN INDUSTRY - 01 02 - 03

04 - 05 05 - 06 07 - 09

PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
07. MAIN PRINCIPLES OF THE PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 08. STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT (1) DUTY TO PUBLIC (2) DUTY TO COURT (3) DUTY TO CLIENTS (4) DUTY TO PROFESSION 09. PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE OF THE LAWYERS (a) PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE (b) IMPROPER AND WRONG ADVICE (c) NEGLIGENCE UNDER TORTS (d) CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY 10. FORM OF DRESSES OR ROBES TO BE WORN BY ADVOCATES 11. LAWYERS' STRIKE 12. CONSTITUTION OF BAR COUNCILS 13. STATE BAR COUNCILS 14. COMPOSITION OF DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE 15. DISQUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF BAR COUNCIL 16. ACTS AMOUNT TO PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT RECENT LEADING CASES ON PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT a. b. c. d. L.C. GOYAL Vs. MRS. SURESH JOSHI, ( Amount taken by the advocate under the pretext of court-fees ) - 27 J.S. Jadhav Vs. Mustafa Haj Mohd. Yousuf, ( Amount of compensation was withdrawn and failed to pay ) HARISH CHANDRA TIWARI Vs. BAIJU ( Amount of compensation was withdrawn and failed to pay ) R. JANARDHANA RAO Vs. G. LINGAPPA ( Advocate taking hand loan from the otherside party ) - 28 - 28 27 - 28 - 10 11 - 14 - 11 11 - 13 - 13 - 14 15 - 16 - 15 - 15 - 16 - 16 - 17 - 17 -

18 - 20 20 - 21 21 - 23 - 23 24 - 26 27 - 30

DEFENCES AVAILABLE TO THE CONTEMNER 22. BALARAM PRASAD SHARMA ( Case relating to refusal of advocate to return files to his client) . j.A. DASTANE Vs. MAHALKARI Vs. SHIVDE (Abusing the process of Court by Seeking repeated adjournments). CONTEMPT JURISDICTION OF SUPREME COURT AND HIGH COURT 23. MEANING AND NATURE OF CONTEMPT OF COURTS 21.37 CONTEMPT OF COURTS 20.40 40 .BENCH RELATIONS 19. STATE OF U.32 BAR .46 47 .D. ROLE AND DUTIES OF JUDGES IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 33 .NO. SHAH Vs.53 53 .24 .R.R. Advocate trying to browbeat.29 N. ISHWAR PRASAD ARYA.43 44 .30 .29 .PROVISIONS 27.RULES 00 IMPORTANT EXTRACTS OF BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA RULES 49 . threaten.G. SAXENA Vs.P ( Writ Petition filed by Advocate in his own name ) n. 1971 38 .51 52 . 17.30 m.B.45 .BENCH RELATIONS 18. RAMMURTHI (Buying property under litigation at a low price from his client) PRAVIN C. g.48 ACCOUNTANCY FOR LAWYERS 25.D. . CHAPTER B. ( Impact of Criminal Conviction ) . h. ALI (Buying property in dispute at a throw-away price from his client) .54 01 . ACCOUNTS BY PARTNERSHIP FIRMS OF ADVOCATES . PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT COURT 24. i.29 HIKMAT ALI KHAN Vs. e. K.28 R.LAW SERVICES II PROFESSIONAL ETHICS S. Y. k.28 P. CONSTITUTIONAL VALIDITY OF CONTEMPT OF COURT ACT. HANUMAN DAS KHATRY (Writing letter to his client to arrange money to bribe the judge) . VINOY KUMAR Vs. insult and show disrespect personally to judge ) MAHABIR PRASAD SINGH Vs. MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS BY ADVOCATES .28 - SHAMBURAM YADAV Vs. l. ZURANAGE (Advocate took the maintenance amount but failed to pay to client) PAGE NO.35 36 .29 SARDOOL SINGH Vs. MOHD. MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF BAR . SHRIKANT S. 'SEVEN LAMPS OF ADVOCACY 31 . PRATAM SINGH (Practice during suspension period for proved misconduct of Adv. f. JACKS AVIATION ( Can Advocates go for strike for any of their grievances ) - 30 30 - o. VINAY CHANDRA MISHRA Case ( Duty of Advocate towards Court. NATURE AND FUNCTIONING OF ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS 26.R. GUPTA Vs.) .

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