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Himachal HC starts lecture series of "Pursuit of Excellence"

Vijyender Sharma | August 24, 2021 01:40 PM

SHIMLA: The High Court of Himachal Pradesh, in collaboration with the Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh High Court Bar Association, today inaugurated the Lecture Series on “Pursuit of Excellence”. The event was inaugurated by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ravi Malimath, Acting Chief Justice, High Court of H.P. Judges of the H.P. High Court, were also present on the occasion.

In his inaugural address, the Acting Chief Justice Ravi Malimath said that the lecture series “Pursuit of Excellence” is to ensure the holistic development of lawyers. He said that in this series all facets of life as well as the intricacies of the Court procedure will be discussed, which will not only enhance the legal skills but also contribute in the overall development of lawyers. He said that lawyers should not only be lawcentric but humancentric.

The inaugural address, by the Acting Chief Justice was on “Ethics and Morality”. He said that at times moral and ethical approach may not seem to be lucrative choice, it may not be choice of the masses, but it will always be the right choice, which will hold the lawyer in good stead in the long run. He emphasized on following the moral and ethical approach and said that the justice is delivered in real terms only when morality and ethics are followed.

The Advocate General Shri Ashok Sharma, also spoke on the occasion.

The lecture series has been envisaged by Acting Chief Justice Ravi Malimath to hone the legal as well as soft skills of lawyers. The lecture on any one subject once a week shall be delivered by the people of all walks of life, having vast experience in their field, to enhance the skills of lawyers. The lectures will be followed by interaction which will benefit the entire legal community.

In the inaugural function, the welcome address was given by Sh.Nareshwar Singh Chandel, President, H.P. High Court Bar Association and the Vote of thanks was proposed by Sh.Ajay Kochhar, Chairman, Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh.

Balram Sharma, Assistant Solicitor General of India, Registrar General Sh. Virender Singh, other Registrars of the H.P. High Court, Senior Advocates, and Members of the H.P. High Court Bar Association were also present on this occasion. The Members of the other Bar Associations in the State of H.P., attended the inaugural function through virtual platform.

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