Hon’ble Justice Sant Parkash Visited the SGGS World University
The University School of Law, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib organised an extension lecture on the topic “Legal Profession and Ethics”. The key note speaker on the occasion was Hon’ble Justice Sant Parkash, Punjab and Haryana High Court Chandigarh. He discussed elaborately the different aspects of Professional Ethics for lawyers, and specifically referred to the different provisions of Advocates Act, 1961 dealing with Legal Profession and Ethics. He also referred to Bar Council of India Rules dealing with professional conduct of lawyers. He pointed out the rules on an advocate’s duty towards the Court, for example act in dignified manner, respect for the Court, no communication in private, refusal to represent client who insist on any unfair means of practice, appearing in proper dress code, etc.
The lecture was attended by Honourable pro- Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Ajaib Singh Brar, Honourable Vice Chancellor Dr. Prit Pal Singh, all the faculty members and students. The head of the department Prof. (Dr.) Param Jeet Singh welcomed the Key note speaker Hon’ble Justice Sant Prakash and the Guest of Honor Dr. V.K Bansal, Prof. Emeritus, Punjab University Chandigarh and the other dignitaries. He discussed in brief the importance and significance of ethical values in life. He quoted a few ethical norms enumerated in the Advocates Act, 1961 and Bar Council Rules.
In the end, Ms. Navneet Kaur, Department Incharge delivered vote of thanks to all the dignitaries and the students present there.