Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) is a Public Charitable Trust registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and The Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950. SVKM has always been committed to the cause of providing high quality education at various levels. SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law is situated in Vile Parle, Mumbai.
Public Concern for Governance Trust (PCGT) is a registered trust founded by Mr. Julio Ribeiro, Dr. R.K. Anand and late Mr. B.G. Deshmukh to increase public participation and activism towards creating a more transparent and efficient governance system. For more details about the organization, please visit: https://www.pcgt.org/
J. Sagar Associates (JSA) is a leading national law firm in India. JSA has over 320 professionals operating out of seven offices located in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi.
JSA is recognised as a leading national law firm providing legal services to top Indian corporates, Fortune 500 companies, multinational banks and financial institutions, governmental and statutory authorities and multilateral and bilateral institutions.
About the Webinar
Public Concern for Governance Trust (PCGT) is organising a webinar on ‘Ethics and Professional Standards in a Modern Law Firm’ in association with SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law and J. Sagar and Associates (JSA).
This webinar focuses on the essential element of Professional Standards in the legal profession. The webinar will serve to provide a practical and nuanced understanding of the ethical and professional standards expected in modern law firms. The session will encompass some of the relevant provisions of the Advocates Act and Bar Council of India Rules along with a few interesting case laws on ethics.
The session will further facilitate a discussing the concept of professional liability, by providing illustrative examples to help the law students and young professionals understand the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of professional life.
And lastly, the session will attempt to providing the students and young professionals an opportunity to interact with coveted speakers from one of the leading and most prestigious law firms in India.
About the Speakers
Mr. Pratik Pawar, Partner at JSA
Ms. Shanaya Cyrus Irani, Principal Associate at JSA
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