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Indian law under Bar Association Act.

Date: 02 Dec 2015   Posted By: Ns Rao     Group: Lawyers    Category: Indian Law   

In event of a serious misunderstanding between client and the lawyer a client wants to lodge a complaint against his lawyer with Bar Association. What is the procedure? Normally, how much time does the bar association takes to decide the merit of complaint? In case, the Association finds the lawyer at fault, then what is the course of action taken by the Association against the lawyer? Is it possible to file a suit against the lawyer in the court of law? Awaiting advice from experts.

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Author: Kailash Kumar    04 Dec 2015      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

The Bar Council of India exercises disciplinary jurisdiction also over the bar, besides its other functions. It is a statutory body established by Parliament under the Advocates Act, 1961. It lays down procedure to be followed by its disciplinary committee and the disciplinary committees of each State Bar Council. A complaint against an advocate can be filed in the form of a petition. It has to be duly signed and verified as required under the Code of Civil Procedure. Full details can be found at -

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