Professional Ethics in Legal Profession in India
This book on Professional Ethics in Legal Profession in India can also be called as Model Code of Conduct for lawyers. It is an attempt too reconcile the various precedents and various sources including personal views and rules framed by various bodies.
It may be recalled that the rules of Bar Council of India only provide for some basic matters and does not exhaustively deal with all aspects and most of the cases of misconduct fall in general conduct of unbecoming of an advocate. This attempt is aimed at clearing this haze to some extent and with a note that proper, exhaustive and statutory rules shall soon occupy the field.
Professional ethics are not only important to practice of law but it is also forms part of curriculum in competitive examinations such as Judiciary or for qualifying in the examination for the rolls of Advocate on Record of Supreme Court of India.
Therefore this book is must read for law students, lawyers, aspiring judges and those preparing for examinations like Advocate on Record of Supreme Court of India or subordinate judiciary.