Can junior counsel conduct cross-examination? Delhi HC answers

Aditi Singh November 23 2019

The Delhi High Court has held that when junior counsel are ready to cross-examine a witness or to argue a matter, as long as they are from the same filing counsel’s office, they ought to be permitted to appear and to conduct the proceedings by the court.

Such junior counsel cannot be denied permission to cross-examine the witness on the ground that they are not authorized by the main counsel, the Court has clarified.

The Order was passed by a . . .

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