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LAW SERVICES

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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS AND BAR - BENCH RELATIONS

INDEX
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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 Yousuf, ( Amount of compensation was withdrawn and failed to pay ) HARISH CHANDRA TIWARI Vs. BAIJU ( Amount of compensation was withdrawn and failed to pay ) R. JANARDHANA RAO Vs.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

ACCOUNTS BY PARTNERSHIP FIRMS OF ADVOCATES .24 . PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT COURT 24.45 . GUPTA Vs. STATE OF U. DEFENCES AVAILABLE TO THE CONTEMNER 22.LAW SERVICES II PROFESSIONAL ETHICS S. SHRIKANT S. ALI (Buying property in dispute at a throw-away price from his client) . h. MAHALKARI Vs.46 47 . 17. ( Impact of Criminal Conviction ) . Y.R. . NATURE AND FUNCTIONING OF ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS 26.A.29 N.29 SARDOOL SINGH Vs. e.32 BAR . MEANING AND NATURE OF CONTEMPT OF COURTS 21.51 52 .NO. RAMMURTHI (Buying property under litigation at a low price from his client) PRAVIN C.29 . MOHD. f. CONTEMPT JURISDICTION OF SUPREME COURT AND HIGH COURT 23. JACKS AVIATION ( Can Advocates go for strike for any of their grievances ) - 30 30 - o.R. SHIVDE (Abusing the process of Court by Seeking repeated adjournments). insult and show disrespect personally to judge ) MAHABIR PRASAD SINGH Vs.RULES 00 IMPORTANT EXTRACTS OF BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA RULES 49 .43 44 .D. DASTANE Vs. g. SHAH Vs. l. threaten. K. BALARAM PRASAD SHARMA ( Case relating to refusal of advocate to return files to his client) .48 ACCOUNTANCY FOR LAWYERS 25.) . Advocate trying to browbeat. VINAY CHANDRA MISHRA Case ( Duty of Advocate towards Court.BENCH RELATIONS 18. ISHWAR PRASAD ARYA. j.40 40 . MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS BY ADVOCATES .B.35 36 . MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF BAR .30 . HANUMAN DAS KHATRY (Writing letter to his client to arrange money to bribe the judge) . i.29 HIKMAT ALI KHAN Vs. k. 'SEVEN LAMPS OF ADVOCACY 31 .BENCH RELATIONS 19. ZURANAGE (Advocate took the maintenance amount but failed to pay to client) PAGE NO.53 53 .30 m.PROVISIONS 27.P ( Writ Petition filed by Advocate in his own name ) n.54 01 .28 - SHAMBURAM YADAV Vs.28 R.37 CONTEMPT OF COURTS 20.D. CHAPTER B. 1971 38 . VINOY KUMAR Vs. SAXENA Vs. CONSTITUTIONAL VALIDITY OF CONTEMPT OF COURT ACT. ROLE AND DUTIES OF JUDGES IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 33 . PRATAM SINGH (Practice during suspension period for proved misconduct of Adv.G.R.28 P.

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