Legal profession continues to be feudal; recruitment to lawyers' chambers should be institutionalised: Justice DY Chandrachud

"We do not have a pattern for recruiting young lawyers into chambers at all. It all depends on somebody speaking to somebody and getting access to that particular Senior in the Bar," the judge pointed out.
Legal profession continues to be feudal; recruitment to lawyers' chambers should be institutionalised: Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice DY Chandrachud

The mainstream of the legal profession continues to be feudal in nature, observed Supreme Court Judge, Justice DY Chandrachud on Saturday, while calling for measures to democratise access to the same and institutionalise recruitment to lawyers' chambers.

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