How Lawyers Argue a Court Case: “The Phrases of The Complete Lawyer”

We start submitting before the Court saying “May it please your Lordship” and then pause a moment, as if unless the Hon’ble Judge says “Thank You” (as they ought to and as at least one Hon’ble Judge in my experience used to say) we would simply stop talking, and punctuate every second sentence with a “My Lord” and after the case is decided, if it goes in our client’s favour “Much obliged to your Lordship” or “Grateful to your Lordship” and if it goes against us, “As your Lordship please” or “So be it, My Lord”. By Protik Da

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