My Lord, Practice Permissible for Foreign Law Firms / Lawyers in India?
Practice of Law includes Litigation as well as Non-Litigation. A Casual Visit: Not ‘Practice’. Question of Fact. Bar Council of India or Union of India: Make Rules. Subject to Regulations, Foreign Lawyer can Practice Foreign Law in India. Not Possible to Hold: No Bars on Foreign Lawyers conducting Arbitration in India. Bar Council of India or Union of India: Frame Rules.
– Hon’ble Justice A.K. Goel, Bar Council of India v. A.K. Balaji, [Civil Appeal Nos. 7875-7879 of 2015].