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Supreme Court lauds Senior Counsel R Basant and his Associate for declining remuneration from litigants

Team SoOLEGAL 8 Aug 2017 11:00am

Supreme Court lauds Senior Counsel R Basant and his Associate for declining remuneration from litigants

The Supreme Court recently, lauded Senior Advocate R Basant and his associate A Karthik for not accepting any reward for their efforts in reconciling a decade old dispute.

Senior Advocate refused any remuneration for harmoniously ending a decade old dispute between plaintiffs Eveready Industries India Limited and Micro Small Enterprises Facilitation Council, Chennai Region, is an act purely out of his gracious gesture.

High charged fee of Senior Advocates has been a subject of debate and is disapprovingly held against the bar, Supreme Court recently disclosed another side of the bar of the court.

Supreme Court asked R Basant, who is also a Judge in Kerala High Court, to look into the matter and find out the chances of settlement between two parties as a special leave petition was pending for 4 years before Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R Bhanumathi recorded the settlement and observed, when the two parties offered some remuneration to Senior Counsel R Basant, he amiably refused it.

Later, the court charged both the party amount of 25,000 to the Supreme Court Bar Clerk’s Association, which shall be equally shared between them.   The Supreme Court recently, lauded Senior Advocate R Basant and his associate A Karthik for not accepting any reward for their efforts in reconciling a decade old dispute.

Senior Advocate refused any remuneration for harmoniously ending a decade old dispute between plaintiffs Eveready Industries India Limited and Micro Small Enterprises Facilitation Council, Chennai Region, is an act purely out of his gracious gesture.

High charged fee of Senior Advocates has been a subject of debate and is disapprovingly held against the bar, Supreme Court recently disclosed another side of the bar of the court.

Supreme Court asked R Basant, who is also a Judge in Kerala High Court, to look into the matter and find out the chances of settlement between two parties as a special leave petition was pending for 4 years before Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R Bhanumathi recorded the settlement and observed, when the two parties offered some remuneration to Senior Counsel R Basant, he amiably refused it.

Later, the court charged both the party amount of 25,000 to the Supreme Court Bar Clerk’s Association, which shall be equally shared between them.    

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