JUSTICE RAJ SHEKHAR ATTRI, DISTRIBUTED LICENSES OF PRACTICE TO 304 NEW ADVOCATES
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The Convocation of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana held for distribution of Enrolment Certificates to the newly enrolled 304 advocates at Law Bhawan, Chandigarh. Justice Raj Shekhar Attri, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court, graced the occasion as Chief Guest and distributed the enrolment certificates to the newly enrolled advocates of Punjab & Haryana. Within this year 2018 Bar Council issued 5250 licences to the new advocates which highest in the single year from the inception of the Bar Council i.e. in the year 1961. After administering the oath ceremony to the newly enrolled advocates, licenses to 304 Advocates were distributed.
Mr. Justice Raj Shekhar Attri, delivered his value able speech to the new entrants and advised to start their practice and to maintain the dignity of the legal profession and to maintain public faith in the justice delivery system. He further advised the newly enrolled advocates for daily meditation and yoga for good health for proper working in the legal profession in a dynamic way. He also advised the newly enrolled advocates to participate for regular participation in competition.
He further advised the newly enrolled Advocates to adopt the path of hard work and faith of the clients. He further advised the newly enrolled advocates who are intended to start their legal practice at different places of Punjab and Haryana for hard work as the advocates are playing vital role in the Justice delivery system in India. Vijender Singh Ahlawat Chairman Bar Council Punjab & Haryana while welcoming the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Raj Shekhar Attri, apprised about the various scheme launched by the Bar Council about welfare schemes announced and implemented by the Bar Council of Punjab & Haryana under the Advocates welfare fund act 2001 and the Haryana Advocates Welfare fund rules 2014. He also advised the new entrant to maintain dignity of the noble legal profession during practice and honestly work for their clients with fully professional dedication. He advised the young lawyers to start the legal profession with patience either dealing with clients and also during the course of pleadings in courts. He also stressed upon the need to fully equipped with the facts of the case to be a successful lawyer.
At this occasion, Randhir Singh Badhran Member Enrolment Committee and Sukhdeep Singh Bhinder, former Vice Chairman and other elected members of the Bar Council and other Advocates as well as parents of the newly enrolled advocates from different places of Punjab, Haryana and U.T. Chandigarh were also present. It is also pertinent to mention here that the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana was established under the Advocates Act 1961 and from its inception Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana enrolled more than 99 thousand Advocates.