Margao:  September 13, 2018 … The District Magistrate and Collector, South Goa District has invited applications from eminent advocates for empanelment in the South Goa District Panel for conducting cases in Special Courts.  The applications should reach within two weeks.

The empanelment is sought in category Category ‘A’ comprising of advocates having practice for 10 years and above, fees for which would at the rate of Rs. 5000/- per hearing provided maximum amount per case shall not be more than Rs. 1.00 lakh and Category ‘B’ comprising of advocates with experience of 7 to 10 years, preferably with experience in criminal matters, with fees of Rs. 3000/- per hearing provided maximum amount per case shall not be more than Rs. 75,000/-

The criteria for empanelment being – an expert in the legal field with experience in dealing with the criminal matters preferably with a successful track record in the criminal matters related to the atrocities against SC’s/ST’s and conversant with the social and cultural background of the SCs/STs communities in the State of Goa with good standing and repute in the society

It may be informed that the Committee constituted for empanelment of eminent senior advocates under the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes(Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 during its last meeting had decided to prepare a panel of such eminent senior advocates who have been in practice for not less than seven years, as deemed necessary for conducting cases in special courts.


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