Another Judge Of Karnataka High Court Urges Lawyers To Avoid 'Your Lordship', 'My Lord'

24th June,2021

Another Judge Of Karnataka High Court Urges Lawyers To Avoid 'Your Lordship', 'My Lord'



Justice Jyoti Mulimani of the Karnataka High Court has spoke to individuals from the bar showing up before her to address the court as 'Madam'. In a note connected to the causelist peruses as "The Learner individuals from the bar are mentioned to address the court as Madam." Recently, Justice P Krishna Bhat of the High Court had set up a note mentioning promoters to try not to address court with honorifics as 'My Lord' or 'Your Lordship'. The note peruses that Members of the bar are mentioned to cling to a training steady with nobility of court which is more significant in Indian conditions like, 'Sir.

Requests By Individual Judges Not To Use 'My Lord' And 'Your Lordship'-

Justice K. Chandru of Madras High Court had in 2009 asked the legal advisors to cease from utilizing 'My Lord'. Last year, Justice S Muralidhar had officially mentioned the legal advisors that they may attempt to try not to address him as ''your lordship' or 'my lord',". The Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, Thottathil B. Nair Radhakrishnan had as of late addressed a letter to the of officials of region legal executive including individuals from Registry, communicating his longing to be tended to as "Sir" rather than "My Lord" or "Lordship".

Last year, Rajasthan High Court gave a notification mentioning attorneys and those showing up under the watchful eye of the adjudicators to cease from tending to the Hon'ble Judges as "My Lord" and "Your Lordship".