The Supreme Court has invited applications for conferment of designation of Senior Advocates from retired Chief Justices/ Judges of High Courts and Advocates-on-Record / Advocates.
The applications should be in the prescribed formats, said Devender Pal Walia, Secretary, Committee for Designation of Senior Advocates in a note.
The applications have invited in reference to the Supreme Court Guidelines to Regulate Conferment of Designation of Senior Advocates, 2018 framed in compliance of the directions of Supreme Court of India in Ms. Indira Jaising vs. Supreme Court of India through Secretary General & Ors. reported in (2017) 9 sec 766.
In its letter, the Committee for Designation of Senior Advocates, said it is clarified that retired Chief Justices/ Judges of High Courts and Advocates-on-Record/Advocates whose earlier applications were not considered favourably, are eligible to apply afresh in the respective prescribed format.
The letter further clarified that retired Chief Justices/Judges of High Courts and Advocates-on-Record/Advocates who have submitted applications prior to the date of publication of this notice, may apply afresh in prescribed formats.
Addressing Chief Justice NV Ramana, the applicants can submit their applications in prescribed format i.e. Annexures – A and J in the Secretariat of the Committee [Room No. 115, B-Block, Additional Building Complex, Supreme Court of India.]