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There was an oversupply of legal professionals in this country, the President of Appeal Court of Sri Lanka Wijith Malalgoda said on Saturday.

He made this remark at the convention of Bar Association over the weekend.

"There is an oversupply of legal professionals in this country but they have only touched 15 percent of the potential market," he said.

Mr. Malalgoda said the legal professionals should upgrade themselves in order to live up to this potential.

Acting Chief Justice Eva Wanasundara stressed that the legal professionals should focus on their attire, their decency and also should maintain independence.

“Legal professionals should speak decent language and should work according to ethics," she said.

Further she said there should be cooperation Between the Bar and the Bench.(Yohan Perera)

 

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  • Madiya Monday, 27 March 2017 09:00 AM

    Increase the number of MPs.

    ceylon Monday, 27 March 2017 10:11 AM

    empty advice not usefull.you just follow it. via DM Android App

    Ravi Monday, 27 March 2017 03:45 PM

    legal fees will be coming down

    Dias Monday, 27 March 2017 07:05 PM

    Very true.....like crows hovering around a Magistrates Court house.....very sad.....some coats have turned gray via DM Android App

    ravin Monday, 27 March 2017 08:19 PM

    Though there is a oversupply of legal profession in Sri Lanka the quality of the profession has gone down drastically. Insted making their client interest priority lot give wrong advice and drag the cases unnecessarily. This has resulted in client lost interest litigation. overall everyone is loosing.


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