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Madras HC Designates 16 Lawyers As Senior Advocates

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10 Feb 2017 2:57 PM GMT
Madras HC Designates 16 Lawyers As Senior Advocates
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Madras High Court has on Friday designated 16 lawyers as Senior Advocates. There are two women lawyers in the list

Here is the full list:

  1. Thilakavathi

  2. K Kumarasamy

  3. Haja Nazirudeen

  4. Murugamanickam

  5. D Ravi Kumar Paul

  6. Ravindran

  7. Manishankar

  8. T.S Murthi

  9. Ayyadurai

  10. Ramakrishnan Virarahavan

  11. Sankaranarayanan

  12. Omprakash

  13. R Raman

  14. Subbiah

  15. Meenakshi Sundaram

  16. Krishnaveni

As per Section 16 of the Advocates Act there shall be two classes of advocates, namely, senior advocates and other advocates. An advocate may, with his consent, be designated as senior advocate if the Supreme Court or a High Court is of opinion that by virtue of his ability, standing at the Bar or special knowledge or experience in law, he is deserving of such distinction.

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