Legal Ethics and the Profession of Law is a contemporary book dealing with the several challenges which a young law graduate is likely to face in the 21st century. In the present world of transnational economy it is of umpteen importance that the core professional values are imbibed in the lawyers so that they can work in an ethical manner by respecting human rights and the goals of rule of law in every society. This book is a humble effort to familiarize the young lawyers with the expected ethical and moral values in the practice of law. It is also an attempt to bring forth the several legal and procedural issues faced in the profession of law like admission, enrolment, conditions of practice, disciplinary issues etc. The book also includes discussions on the controversial but relevant issues of bar-bench relationship, contempt of court, consumer protection laws and globalization of legal services. The author’s primary focus has been to put in a nutshell the complicated world of legal profession for the new millennium lawyers.
Yashomati Ghosh is Senior Assistant Professor at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience and her areas of specialization are administrative law, legal practice and professional ethics, digital copyright, law and governance, and consumer protection law. She has been a research fellow at the prestigious Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University. She has participated in several international and national conferences, seminars, and has published several scholarly works.