Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy today organized Oath ceremony and lecture on 'Professional Ethics and Conduct' for newly enrolled Advocates of Jammu province at J&K State Judicial Academy complex, Jammu.
The ceremony was organized under the guidance and patronage of Chief Patron of J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Committee of Judges, State Judicial Academy (Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar, Chairman and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal, Member).
Director, State Judicial Academy Abdul Rashid Malik, administered Oath to the newly enrolled Advocates. They also received absolute Advocates' licenses after the oath ceremony from Director, J&K State Judicial Academy.
The oath ceremony was followed by lecture on the "Professional Ethics and conduct" by Director, J&K State Judicial Academy.
The speakers stressed upon the newly enrolled Advocates to always act in a dignified manner before the Court and respect the Court. "A lawyer must always refuse to represent clients who insist on unfair means. An Advocate must always appear in proper dress code recognized by the Bar Council."
The Director, Judicial Academy impressed upon the young lawyers to work hard as they have an important role to play in ensuring the rule of law and social justice. He recalled the role of leading lawyers of the country in framing the Constitution and the Constitutional Debates which serve as a beacon light for the nation.
The proceedings concluded with vote of thanks by Director, State Judicial Academy.