India and UK held the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) where
the two sides reached to facilitate the exchange of
experience and best practices in the field of commercial activity
courts and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, pursuant to
This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of Justice, reports “Trend” with reference to “Print”.
India and the UK also agreed that training and capacity building
programs will be conducted in reputed law institutes
advisers, draftsmen, court officials, prosecutors and lawyers
professional and on time.
On 10 July 2018, the Government of India and the United Kingdom
concluded a memorandum of understanding to promote cooperation between the two
countries, in the field of law and justice.
“A Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) was established in
the terms of the MoU to fulfill its objectives by establishing the road
forward in areas of cooperation. The third present meeting of
JCC was held in New Delhi on August 18, 2022 in New Delhi,”
according to the statement.
The Indian delegation was led by Niten Chandra, Law Secretary
while the British side was led by Joe Farrar, Second Permanent Secretary,
Department of Justice. Both leaders co-chaired the meetings.
On the subject of setting the UK entry rules
Law firms and MOU lawyers were affected, it was the same
discussed separately at the Legal Services Committee (LSC) meeting.
held later in the day on August 18, 2022.
The Legal Services Committee (LSC) at its meeting recalled
outcome of the India-UK Virtual Summit held on 4 May 2021,
between the Indian PMs and the UK and the launch of
“Enhanced Trade Partnership” (ETP) to unlock trade potential
between the two countries, who also agreed to facilitate each
the concerns of others about market access, including the opening of leg
services sector in India on a reciprocal basis.
The discussions of the LSC were also attended by the British High
Commissioner for India Alex Ellis.
The meeting took place in a cordial atmosphere in which both sides
appreciated each other’s concern for the challenges at the beginning
of the legal services sector.
“The President of the Law Society of England and Wales with her.”
the team joined the meeting virtually. She explained in detail
provisions that define the areas of judicial practice and law
advice from qualified solicitors outside the UK,” the statement said.
It further added, “Secretary BCI emphasized
responsibilities assigned to the Rights Council,
privileges and interests of the attorneys they represent. However,
the representatives of both countries, evaluating
potential benefits of opening up the legal services sector
of the respective economies that have agreed in principle to work together
to find common ground for the benefit of all stakeholders.”