Madras High Court directs BCI to consider Advocate's plea against 5 year Suspension expeditiously

Meera Emmanuel June 3 2019

The Madras High Court recently came to the aid of an advocate seeking to challenge his suspension from practice on allegations of having misappropriated client property. In the peculiar facts and circumstances of the case, a Vacation Bench directed the Bar Council of India (BCI) to dispose of his application to stay the suspension order within a month's time

The advocate concerned, MV Santharaman had been suspended by a disciplinary committee of the Tamil Nadu Bar Council (TN Bar Council) on finding him guilty of professional . . .

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