Lawyers not entitled to special consideration: SC refuses to entertain plea seeking rental exemption for advocates during COVID-19 lockdown
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Lawyers not entitled to special consideration: SC refuses to entertain plea seeking rental exemption for advocates during COVID-19 lockdown

Debayan Roy

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition seeking that advocates be exempted from paying rent for their professional premises during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The petition filed by Advocate Aljo K Joseph highlights that due to the closure of courts during the lockdown period, lawyers have been unable to practice and earn their livelihood.

It states,

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