Indian legal bodies clash over liberalisation plans
Indian Bar Council withdraws its support for opening the country's legal market to international firms, prompting the Indian Corporate Counsel Association to propose rescue meetings
The body has proposed an eight-week series of meetings to help get the plans back on track after the Bar Council of India (BCI) withdrew its support for its own draft proposals, issued during the summer, that would allow foreign firms and lawyers to operate in India. The market is currently closed to international legal services providers.
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