The High Court has stayed the effectiveness of a gazette notification issued by Bangladesh Bar Council permitting Md Zumman Siddique, son of a High Court judge, to practice law in the High Court even though Zumman could not qualify the enrollment examination.
The candidates, who qualified multiple choice question (MCQ) examination in 2017 but failed the written test for enrollment in Bangladesh Bar Council, can appear in next written examinations.
The election to Bangladesh Bar Council, a statutory body regulating the country’s lawyers, is held to elect 14 executive members of the council.
The High Court will pass an order on a writ petition filed challenging the legality of the process for holding election to Bangladesh Bar Council.
A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking stay on election to Bangladesh Bar Council, the highest body for regulating the country's lawyers, which is scheduled to be held on May 14.
The election to Bangladesh Bar Council, a statutory body regulating the country’s lawyers, is scheduled to be held on May 14 to elect its 14 executive members.
Bangladesh Bar Council, the licencing and regulatory body for lawyers, penalises three lower court advocates for committing “professional misconduct”.
The High Court rejects a writ petition seeking its directive on the Bangladesh Bar Council chairman not to issue a gazette notification on the results of its elections.