Karnataka State Bar Council
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As per Rule 8 of " The Karnataka State Bar Council ( election of Chairman & Vice-Chairman) Rules,1978", it is declared that Shri. VISHALARAGHU. H. L, Advocate, Bengaluru and Shri. MANGALEKAR VINAY BALASAHEB, Advocate, Belagavi have been elected to the office of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

Enrolment date is fixed on 21/4/2023 & Enrolment is restricted to 300 Law graduates only


About the KSBC
Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 came into force with effect from 1st January, 1880. A Person who is qualified to be pleader / vakil / muktas has to appear for examination and after obtaining the certificate he / she may apply under Sec. 7 of the Legal Practitioners Act and Register their name in any Court or Revenue Office situated within the local limits of the Appellate Jurisdiction of the High Court. As Per Sec. 11 of this Act, the High Court may frame the rules declaring what shall be deemed to be the functions, powers and duties of pleaders / vakils / muktas.

Right from inception till 30th June, 2018, 92,500 number of Candidates enrolled themselves as Advocates in the Karnataka State Bar Council. One Shri. M. Narasimhaiah of Shimoga enrolled himself as an Advocate on 9.10.1914 and his date of birth is 19.12.1888 and another Shri. Subbarao of Chikkaballapur enrolled himself as an Advocate on 21.12.1914 and his date of birth is 1.12.1877.(As per the entry on the Rolls of this Bar Council). Prior to coming into force of the Bar Council Act, 730 Members enrolled themselves as Pleaders. In the year 1926 totally 12 Members enrolled as Pleaders. Sri. Jade Krishna Rao of Davanagere is the first person to register his name in the said year During 1947, 32 Members were enrolled as advocates, Sri. H. R. Venkataramaiah of Bangalore enrolled on 2.1.1947.

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