Senior Counsel designation is a privilege and not entitlement; cannot grant reservation for women: Madras High Court

The Court, therefore, dismissed a writ petition seeking at least 30 percent reservation for women lawyers.
Lawyers. Madras HC
Lawyers. Madras HC

Designation of a lawyer as a Senior Advocate is a privilege conferred upon such a lawyer based on merit and not a post which a lawyer can claim entitlement to, the Madras High Court ruled last week.

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