Legal Question in Civil Litigation in India

I completed my LLB 2 years ago. Currently I am a employee in one of the Multy National company(US Based). Can I enroll in BAR Council. Plz suggest if I have any feasibilities to get it enrolled in BAR Council

Asked on 10/17/13, 5:23 am

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Santosh Goswami,Advocate sure shot legal
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You may enroll yourself. But if u r on a payroll of company, u can't practice.

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Answered on 10/17/13, 5:31 am
Rajiv Chandhok Ph: +919810050896
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As per the Advocates Act, you have to resign to get enrolled.

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Answered on 10/17/13, 5:49 am
Fca Prashant Chavan Expert Edge LLP
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Dear Sir / Madam,

A lawyer who is employed full-time in a Company is not entitled to practice the profession. If you intend to practice the legal profession full-time, it makes sense that you enrol your name with the Bar Council of India.


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Answered on 10/17/13, 8:40 am

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