A public interest litigation seeking a minimum stipend for newly enrolled advocates was filed before the Delhi High Court. The Court appealed to senior advocates to provide a sufficient stipend to their juniors. Is it time for greater empathy?
Litigants as well as the Bar need to be apprised that going paperless will benefit them in the long run. While giving some incentives will be beneficial initially, making it mandatory like in the Kerala High Court will bring it into regular practice.
The petition refers to norms for relief amount. The counsel contend that it is to be considered as to whether the various reliefs provided in the said petition are to be added so as to arrive at the final sum payable to the victim or her family in terms of money or they are exclusive.
The Delhi High Court has sought response from the Central govt, the Reserve Bank of India and the Bar Council of India, in a plea seeking the inclusion of advocates within the definition of professionals as provided under the MSME Act