Lawyer TN Raghupathy challenges Senior Advocate designation process; Asks for quashing of 15 designations in Karnataka HC

Anuj A July 25 2014

A few weeks after 15 lawyers were designated Senior Advocates by the Karnataka High Court, a PIL has been filed in the very same court, challenging this designation process.

The petition, filed by Advocate TN Raghupathy, challenges the process on the grounds that it is contrary to the provisions of Advocate Act, 1961 (the Act). He has also sought the quashing of the two notifications designating 15 lawyers as senior advocates.

Earlier this year, the Karnataka High Court had designated

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