Senior Designations

A semblance of objectivity, but a long way to go!

By | September 3rd, 2018|Senior Designation, Supreme Court of India|

On August 6, 2018, the Supreme Court's guidelines for the designation of Senior Advocates were released without much ado about anything. A shocking predicament for a set of guidelines meant to revolutionise the process of designation is revealed by Sughosh Joshi, who takes a closer look at them to determine how far do they take [...]

Guiding the hitherto Unguided: Senior Counsel Designations

By | December 7th, 2017|Professional Ethics, Senior Designation, Supreme Court of India|

The October of 2017 will be remembered as the one when the ‘sentinel qui vie’ of the Constitution of India delivered considerably on the front of reforming the legal profession: both bar and bench alike. The Supreme Court rose to the occasion and upheld the rule of law within the profession by giving effect to [...]