Advocate losing case on merits not deficiency of service to file consumer case: Supreme Court

Only in a case where it is found that there was any deficiency in service due to negligence of the advocate, there may be some case, the Court said.
Lawyers, Supreme Court
Lawyers, Supreme Court

An advocate losing a case after arguing it on merits and due to no negligence on his part cannot be construed as ‘deficiency in service’ for which a consumer complaint can lie, the Supreme Court has held (Nandlal Lohariya v. Jagdish Chand Purohit and others).

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