Madras High Court issues notice in challenge to minimum age, experience criteria for senior designations

The petition filed by five lawyers asserted that the challenged provisions run contrary to the Supreme Court's ruling in Indira Jaising v. Supreme Court of India.
Lawyers and Madras High Court
Lawyers and Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Thursday issued notice to its administrative side in a public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging the validity of Rules 4(1)(a) and 4(1)(b) of the Madras High Court Designation of Senior Advocates Rules, 2020, which prescribe a minimum age (45 years) and experience criteria for an advocate to be eligible for designation as a Senior Advocate (Rangasamy and ors v. The High Court of Madras).

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