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HC takes away senior advocate tag of Yatin Oza

Gujarat HC takes away senior advocate tag of Yatin Oza In a major development, the Gujarat High Court has taken away the senior advocate tag (designation) of GHCAA president Yatin Oza. Yatin Oza is already facing contempt proceedings for his scathing attack on the Gujarat High Court administration of allegedly being “biased” and running a “gambling...

SC refuses to entertain Yatin Oza’s plea against contempt proceedings initiated by Gujarat HC

The Supreme Court has declined to entertain a plea filed by Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) president and senior advocate Yatin Oza challenging the criminal contempt notice issued to him by the Gujarat High Court. While senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Arvind Datar appeared for Oza, the bench headed by Chief Justice of...

Lawyers’ body makes grave allegations against Gujarat High Court registry

Making grave allegations against the Gujarat High Court registry, the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) has written to Chief Justice Vikram Nath pointing out that the registry is not circulating matters filed by junior advocates for several weeks, whereas billionaires and corporate companies are getting an urgent hearing within a few days of filing...

Yatin Oza back as GHCAA prez within hours of tendering resignation

In a late-night drama on Tuesday, the managing committee of the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) held a meeting over WhatsApp and unanimously rejected the resignation of its president Yatin Oza. The committee also passed a resolution requesting Oza to withdraw the resignation, which was accepted by the senior advocate. Oza, in his response...

Lawyers’ body demands “physical functioning” of Gujarat HC, ready to accept restrictions

The Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) has written to Chief Justice Vikram Nath informing that the majority of its members prefer physical functioning of the high court rather than hearing of cases through video conferencing. The association had recently conducted voting on the issue and 64 per cent of the members of the bar...

HC lawyers’ body writes to DGP, Ahmedabad commissioner to allow advocates to commute to court

The Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) has written to director general of police (DGP) Shivanand Jha and Ahmedabad Police Commissioner Ashish Bhatia to allow lawyers to commute between their residence and courts so that they can remain present in court for the hearing of urgent matters. GHCAA president Yatin Oza in the letter said...