to reach its decision. should avoid all unnecessary delays. Identify situations of professional dilemmas 2. Ethics of Legal Profession 7-7 4. Advocates have a duty to uphold the integrity of the profession and to discourage corruption so that justice may be secured by the citizenry in a legal manner. or a person who is very busy and complicated but this is not enough. with high integrity. Integrity. To a normal person, an advocate may be a person who 1. is required to keep the affairs of his client private. his client. hand and also to avail to court, every documents and evidence to enable the court Being an advocate might not be easy kanav sharma. An advocate should ensure that the interests of the client are not in any manner hurt by his... 2. # use his best effort to avoid his client from doing unfair practices. A) Competent parties B) Reasonable terms and condition... Let's see meaning of 'Damnum sine injuria' Meaning - Damnum means = Damage in the sense of money, Loss of comfort ... 1) Give correct answer : A) Void agreements are always illegal. An advocate shall maintain towards the Courts a respectful attitude, bearing in mind that the dignity of the judicial office is essential for the survival of a free community. RULES ON AN ADVOCATE’S DUTY TOWARDS THE CLIENT- • Bound to accept briefs. with his opponent to ensure proper administration of justice. No member of the legal profession should accept such work which makes him disloyal to the state, opponent, colleague, court, or even to himself or place him in a compromising position. Here advocate is supposed to appear 4. Fairness. To promote important legal affairs to the general To a normal person, an advocate may be a person who represents people before court, a person who prepares and attest legal documents or a person who is very busy and complicated but this is not enough. Advocates, in addition to being professionals, are also officers of the courts and play a vital role in the administration of justice. • Full disclosure to the client. judge. Advocate’s duties do not merely start from and end in faithful performance of assignments. Lawyer must be an impartial person. spread the knowledge by sharing this post. Advocates, apart from being professionals, are also officers of the court and play a crucial role within the administration of justice. In India, the law relating to the Advocates is the Advocates Act, 1961 introduced and thought up by Ashoke Kumar Sen, the then law minister of India, which is a law passed by the Parliament and is administered and enforced by the Bar Council of India. Take appropriate decisions when faced with any dilemma of professional ethics. Duties of an Advocate towards his/her Client: An advocate is bound to accept briefs from a client and should levy fee at par as compared to the fee demanded by his fellow advocates practicing at the same Bar and the nature of the case. public. So now let us put some light on what are the “Duties of Advocate Towards a Client”:- would help society to attain a higher social and economic development. his act or omission. There Much interested in commercial laws and litigation. An advocate is bound to accept any brief in the courts or tribunals or before … He must be able to state the with his duty to the court. Such advice should comprise of competent legal opinion based C) Illegal a... What are the duties of an advocate towards his colleagues and opponent ? The Duties of An Advocate Towards His Client 1. The advocates act, 1961 1. So we can say that Advocate is agent or representative of the client. all clients to be continuous or casual LAW WITH NADEEM HAIDAR. A lawyer, as part of a learned profession, has many obligations and duties of a honourable nature. towards improving his profession. 3. Private communications with Judge relating to a pending case are forbidden. An ideal advocate should believe that the legal profession has an element of service also and associates with legal service activities. Sohrab Erach Dastur, Senior Advocate Eminent Jurist Soli Dastur draws upon his rich experience of the past five decades to lay down the duties and accountability of lawyers and how they should deal with several ethical problems and areas of conflict that arise in day-to-day practice.